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    Eight First Editions of Latin American Literature, including: Mario Vargas Llosa. The War of the End of the World. Translated by Helen R. Lane. New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, [1984]. First edition, first printing. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "For Diane, / Best wishes / MVL." Octavo. 568 pages. Publisher's black cloth over light orange boards with gilt spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Moderate edge wear, rubbing, and dust-soiling to the boards. Previous owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Price-clipped dust jacket. Very good condition. [and:] Adonias Filho. Memories of Lazarus. Translated by Fred P. Ellison. Drawings by Enrico Bianco. Austin & London: University of Texas Press, [1969]. First edition. Octavo. 170 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Red remainder mark to the top textblock edge. Small tape abrasion on the front panel. A tight, square near fine copy. [and:] Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Innocent Erendira and Other Stories. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. New York, Hagerstown, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, [1978]. First edition. Octavo. 183 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Fine condition. [and:] Jose Donoso. Charleston & Other Stories. Translated by Andree Conrad. Boston: David R. Godine, [1977]. First edition. Octavo. 176 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt spine titles. Original issue dust jacket. Light rubbing to the dust jacket, else a fine copy. [and:] Carlos Fuentes. The Good Conscience. New York: Ivan Obolensky, Inc., [1961]. First edition, first printing. Octavo. 148 pages. Publisher's brown cloth over light orange boards with gilt spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Moderate shelf wear to the book and jacket. Previous owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Price-clipped dust jacket rubbed, with a sunned spine. Very good condition. [and:] Jorge Luis Borges and Adolfo Bioy Casares. Extraordinary Tales. Edited and Translated with a Foreword by Anthony Kerrigan. [London]: Souvenir Press (Educational & Academic) Ltd., [1973]. First British edition. Octavo. 144 pages. Publisher's gray cloth with black spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Minimal shelf wear to the book and jacket. A near fine copy. [and:] Gabriel Garcia Marquez. In Evil Hour. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. New York, Hagerstown, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, [1979]. First edition. Octavo. 183 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Fine condition. [and:] Jose Donoso. The Obscene Bird of Night. Translated from the Spanish by Hardie St. Martin and Leonard Mades. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. First American edition. Octavo. 438 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Moderate shelf wear to the book and dust jacket. One small bump to the bottom edge. Price-clipped dust jacket. Very good condition.

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