Spain & Spanish Language
Madrid: Establecimiento Tipografico de Fortanet, 1911. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text on green bars; This volume only; Ex-library; Boards have fraying cracks on spine near tail edge with moderately rubbed exterior and edges, otherwise panels are intact; Text block has darkened somewhat due to age with previous owner's book plate on front pastedown with stamps and slight writings on first few pages, otherwise pages are unmarked with good binding; pp 423. Spanish text.
Milan: La Pietra, 1973. Ex library facsimile copy; Quarto; VG/no dust jacket; Red spine with black text; Light scuffing on boards, light wear at corners, library stamp on cover; Text block is age toned, small stains on tail edge, library stamp on front end-paper, light even foxing in margins, text is unmarked and undamaged.
Paris: Cercle d'Art, 1948. first edition. Thin folio in beige and grey soft covers with no letters; VG; moderate soiling on boards; spine has a small cut at bottom; most pages still uncut; paper slightly faded; contains about 100 plates in black and white; pp. 127; in French; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
Madrid: Instituto De Valencia De Don Juan, 1930-1931. First Edition Limited To 500 Sets. Octavo; lxiii-438pp; 546pp; VG/wraps; original publisher's printed wraps in red and black on cream-colored buff paper; some chipping and wear at crown and foot; moderate soiling; edges uncut; contents very good throughout. [Spine; black letters on cream-colored buff paper].
Madrid, Barcelona, Mexico: Ediciones Daimon, 1986. Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Green spine with white text: Boards are strong and clean with light shelfwear mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine, price sticker on back: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds and tears: Text is entirely in SPANISH: 368 pp.
Barcelona, Spain: Plaza & Janes Editores, 1987. 6th Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. lengthy gray titleblock, thinly black bordered upon a white background spine, black and b/w titles. reading crease aside the spine on both left and right. half-pictorial softcover front, rear cover with a moisture mark/stain, 3" descending from its upper edge. thick folded over covers form inner flaps. the interior appears tanned marginally upon fep/ffep and less so throughout the interior sheets. chapter one and two hve occasional marginal ink word, the remainder of text just discolored mildly by age. volume outer edges tanned. complete SPANISH LANGUAGE COPY in 285 pp. ISBN# 840138110X.
London: Arnold, 2004. Reprint of 2000 publication; Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black and red text; Covers have edge wear, back cover has large sticker from former seller affixed at bottom; Textblock has stamps on head, fore and tail edge, occasional small, faint spots on tail edge, interior has highlighting a few underlines and margin notes in pencil; 389 pp.
Bayonne, France: Zabal Liburutegia. Reprint; Octavo; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is edge worn and light blue; Covers are edgeworn, general shelf wear, creasing to some corners, some smudges, a water mark on back cover, joints are creased but strong; Text block is age-toned, content is clear, general signs of handling, binding is strong; Pages not numbered.
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Taurus, 1991. 10 volume full set in Spanish. First Spanish edition; Octavos; Full ten volume set VG/ no-DJ soft covers; Spines are white w/ black and red text; The entire collection is wavy and nests together except for volume #1 which is not wavy; Covers rubbed; text block edges and some pages foxed; Average book is pp. 375.
Bogota: Graphos, 1982. First edition; signed. Folio in thick grey cloth hardcovers with black and silver DJ in brodart; VG/VG; gold letters on spine; minimal soiling; strong binding; first end page has long dedication and large artist's signature with small ink stains; first essay by Gabriel Garcia Marquez; pp. 265; in Spanish; shelved in Latin American Art section; please contact us for shipping costs.
1990. Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards have slightly scratched exterior with minor rubbing along edges and at corners, otherwise clean with sturdy panels; Text block has minor smudges on end papers with lightly age toned exterior edges, otherwise pages are clean and unimpaired; pp 151. Spanish language.
Madrid: Ayuntamiento De Madrid/Ateneo Madrid, 2005. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, paperback; Pinkish brown spine with black text. Covers have general shelf wear, fraying on corners, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has light wear on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 231.
Barcelona: Argos, 1946. first limited edition (267 of 420). quarto in bright red fine leatherette with embossed spine (5 raised bands) and gold gilt; VG+; boards with minimal soiling; flaps in red and grey moire; thick ivory paper clean; text in fairly large print; brightly colored gouache ornamenting each poem; tiny black and white drawing between each poem; pp. 159; last couple of pages very slightly foxed; in SPANISH; shelved in case # 0.
Cuaauhtemoc, Mexico: Ferrocarrils Nacionales de Mexico, 1987. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; Blue and Green illustrated spine with orange titles; slight bumping of book and DJ at top and bottom of spine, rubbing/bumping at corners, otherwise very good; History of Mexican railroad lines; Text in Spanish; 272 pp.
Spain: Ajuntament de Barcelona, 2002. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; Spine is a picture of a brick building and gray head, white/black text. Covers have general shelf wear, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, no tears; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 249; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Madrid: Imprenta Municipal, 1903. Annual. Quarto; good+/none; gray leather spine with gilt lettering and five raised bands; quarter-bound w/orange marbling; ex library, stamp; ex libris, book plate; endpapers, blue marbling; mild toning; 224 pp.; all edges, wear and chipping; spine and joints, scars and abrasions; else good; ---TEXT IN SPANISH.
Fonda de Cultura Economica, 1981. Second edition, first impression. Small Octavo; VG-/G+; Beige spine with brown & blue text; 3 Volume set; Dust jackets are sunned, slightly fraying edges, all covered with mylar; Boards have slight shelf wear, with lightly rubbed corners; Text blocks are slightly age toned; pp 1653. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: S. A. and H. Oddy, 1809. 8vos., xxiv, 572, viii, 623 pages; VG; bound in marbled leather boards with two separate gilt borders; spines paneled brown leather with gilt on the ridges, two black labels and gilt lettering; boards contemporary, later spines; rubbing and shelfwear to boards; marbled text blocks, end papers; two bookplates on front pastedowns of each volume; volume 1 with illustrated title page and folding map of Spain hand-colored in yellow, green, and red, frontispiece, six plates in excellent condition; volume 2 with illustrated title page, frontispiece, 10 plates; shelved case 2.
Mexico: Lara, 1844. First edition. Octavos in black gilt hardcovers with red leather spine and gold letters; VG; moderate shelf wear on boards with tiny white stains; spine slightly discolored; edges slightly foxed; paper age-toned, clean with tight text; pp. 285 and 319; folded map at the end; contains Mexican calendar with symbolism; research on maps, and sacrifices; in Spanish; shelved in Case # 7; IR consignment.
Barcelona: Narcis Comadira, 1999. Red folio-sized folder containing two introductory texts, four poems, and four original silkscreen works, numbered and signed by the author. This folder is Carpeta Numero 423 of a Limited Edition of 500. Contents are housed in a brown cardboard case with a 6 x 6 red and yellow design on the front, and red cloth ribbons on one side to tie the set securely within the case. Condition of folder, folder contents, and case is VG+. Introductory text and poems are in CATALAN LANGUAGE.
Lyon, France: Guillaume Rouille, 1561. Small quarto in vellum with faded letters on spine; in fair condition; substantial shelf wear and soiling; back cover and spine with open tears; loose binding with open gutters; title page heavily discolored with one tear; first few pages have a large stain along gutter; warped paper with tears in a couple of pages; musty odor; this is a translation in Spanish of the 1553 edition; the second part of the book covers the medals owned since the Christian era to the Reign of Don Carlos; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
Midia Comunucacion, 2006. first. Large Quarto; VG-/VG-; Withe with green spine and green text; Dust jacket has slight shelf & edge wear, slightly age toned and lightly rubbed; Boards have slightly bumped, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned, otherwise clean; pp 187. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Barcelona: Argos, 1946. first limited edition (286 of 425). quarto in dark blue fine leatherette with embossed spine (5 raised bands) and gold gilt; VG+; blue and brown moire flaps; strong binding; book very slightly slanted upwards; ffeps slightly foxed; thick ivory paper clean; pastel color gouache ornamenting each poem; tiny black and white drawings between poems; text in large print; pp. 141; in SPANISH; shelved in case # 0.
Madrid: Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos, 1951. Text in Spanish; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Grey spines with red and black text; Boards on all volumes strong, boards have some foxing and minor edge wear, esp. first volume. Vol. I: boards slightly bowed and a have a few spots, spine sunned. Vol. II: front top right corner bumped, back board has a few small dark spots at top edge. Vol. III: spine cocked. Bindings on all volumes strong; Textblocks age toned, textblock edges have heavy foxing, front end papers of each volume have small papers affixed, interiors clean; Vol. I: 904 pp., Vol. II: 1046 pp., Vol. III: 1041 pp.
Mexico: Ediciones Mexicanas, 1950. first edition. Thin quarto in yellow and brown soft covers with white letters; VG; covers show moderate shelf wear with slight foxing inside; previous owner's name; paper and text clean with 61 black and white plates; pp. 43; text in tight print in SPANISH; shelved in Architecture section.
New York: Longmans, 1940. first edition; signed. octavo in light blue cloth hardcovers with red and orange DJ in brodart; VG/VG; black letters on spine; boards and DJ with moderate shelf wear; author's signature on ffep; inscription and bookstore stamp also on ffep; binding strong; paper and text clean; edges dusty; some black and white photographs; pp. 488; shelved in Spain section.
Lima: Concurso de Creacion Literaria, 1994. first edition. Thin octavo in pale green and black paper soft covers with DJ; VG/VG; DJ with minimal soiling; author's dedication and signature on ffep; thin paper clean; text in fine print; pp. 68; author's winner of competition in Literature; in SPANISH; shelved in spanish.
Paris and Mejico: H. Seguin, 1827. First. This is the 2nd of two volumes of a very early work intended for Latin American consumption. 16mo, 255pp in paper-covered boards and dark red half-leather binding with gilt tiles and decorations on spine. Binding by Roe Lockwood and Son, New York. Heavy shelf-wear with corners bumped, rubbed and worn down to the boards, spine has a deep chip at top and at bottom, hinges rubbed, binding otherwise tight. Minor foxing throughout text. Former owner's name in ink on verso of ffep, another former owner's name in ink on half-title, some kind of catalog number on title page in pencil, also on front cover in gold leaf. Overall condition of this book is Good to Very Good. IN SPANISH.
Madrid: Various Publishers. 1838-1877. First Edition Thus. Duodecimo; 59pp; 55pp; 64pp; 71pp; full brown cloth; no dustjacket; minor exterior wear; hinges bit tender; contents occasionally foxed; irregularly trimmed; few old ink notations; generally good. Plays include 1) La Segunda Dama Duende; 2) Marcelino El Tapicero; 3) A Muerte O A Vide, O La Escuela de las Coquetas, all by Don Ventura de la Vega; and 4) Amor Y Farmacia by D. Tomas Rodriquez Ruvi, D. Carlos Garcia Doncel and Don Luis Valladares Y Garriga. [Spine; gilt titles on brown cloth].
Madrid: Tomas Rey, 1864. first edition. Thick folio in brown leatherette with brown leather spine; VG; 6-band embossed spine with gold letters; boards show some shelf wear around corners and edges; back board has a tiny indentation on top; moderate soiling; flaps in moire with ex-libris plate inside front board; paper slightly faded, in good condition; full page hand colored illustrations throughout, covered with rice paper; text in large print; pp. 265; this is volume 1 only; contains the Order of Malta; Santiago and Alcantara; in SPANISH; shelved at front table.
South America: Groupo Editorial Norma, 2004. Octavo; VG/No-DJ (paperback); Spine is black with grey and white text; Covers have edge wear, some rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact, some scratches and marks, creasing, design is clear; Text blocks have general signs of handling, content is clear; pp 334.
Firenze: Libreria Editrice Salimbeni, 1983. Facsimile Edition. Octavo; three volumes; paper wraps printed in red and black; some chipping and wear to spine ends and edges; top cover and text with small puncture through first 10 pages; contents else very good. [Spines; red and black titles on buff paper].