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    Jorge Luis Borges. Ficciones. (1935-1944). Buenos Aires: Sur, [1944]. First edition, association copy, inscribed by the author to Francisco Romero, a Spanish-born Latin American philosopher, who served as the editor of philosophical publications at Losada, which published several of Borges's works: "Para Francisco Romero, con afecto / Jorge Luis Borges." Octavo (8.125 x 5.5 inches; 205 x 140 mm.). 201 [202, blank], 203 (contents), [1, blank] pages (note: pages 1 and 2 are blank); frontispiece portrait. Publisher's perfect binding with plain wrappers; in original oversized dust jacket, affixed to spine and folded over the wrappers (as issued). Spine gently leaning with a couple very minor creases; spine ends softly pushed; edges very lightly worn; some minimal soiling. Text block toned with some foxing to the bottom edge; small scribble (signature?) on the preliminary blank. Near fine. One of Borges's most popular collections. William J. Kilgore. "An Introduction to the Philosophy of Francisco Romero" in Theory of Man. Berkeley: 1964. p. xiii. From the Marilyn R. Duff Collection.

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