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El Resplandor de la Madera (The Glow of the Wood)

By: Aguilar Camin, Hector

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Colonia del Valle, Mexico, DF, Aguilar, Altea, Taurus, Alfaguara, SA: 1999

Edition: Spanish Language Edition

Book ID: FL0016

ISBN: 9681905962

Condition: Good


A1 - A Spanish languag edition trade paperback ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear with the ususal library stamp and label on the top outside paper edges and copyright page plus some label staining and light surface wear on the back endpaper from a library pocket. Hector Aguilar Camin (1946) was born in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in southeastern Mexico. His narrative work includes: 'La decadencia del dratón' (The decline of the Dragon) 1984, 'Morir en el golfo' (Dying in the Gulf) 1985, 'La guerra de Galio' (Th... View more info

Allende: A Novel

By: Alegria, Fernando

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, USA, Stanford University Press: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW11443

ISBN: 0804719985

Condition: Good


BX2 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with metallic red lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the title page, the last page, and the back free endpaper. This edition has been revised by the author. Translated from the ... View more info

Daughter of Fortune

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, HarperCollins Canada, Limited: 1999

Edition: 6th Printing

Book ID: SCW04359

ISBN: 006019491X

Condition: Very Good


CB5 - A hard cover book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in black paper with gold lettering on the spine and illustrated endpapers plus a graphic blind stamped on the front at the bottom right corner with minor overall wear. The dust jacket shows only minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear mainly on the spine bottom edge. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. View more info

The Stories of Eva Luna

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW09253

ISBN: 0689121024

Condition: Very Good


BG2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light bumping to the right board corners. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with a small section (about 0.75" long) of very, very light edge wear on the front top right edge plus there is some light yellowing along the top and bottom edges of the back. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Eva Luna is a character from one of the author's earlier novels. In that novel she had an adventurous life as a poor young Latin American woman and she found friendship, love, and some worldly... View more info

Daughter of Fortune

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., HarperTrade: 2000

Book ID: SCW10896

ISBN: 0060932759

Condition: Very Good


CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library marks and stamps on the bottom outside paper edges, the title page, and the last page plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. The story of a woman orphaned at birth and raised in the British colony of Valparaiso, Chile by a well-intentioned Victorian spinster and her brother. View more info

Jalamanta: A Message from the Desert

By: Anaya, Rudolfo A.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW05211

ISBN: 0446520241

Condition: Good


CH5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library stamp and label on the inside surface of the front board and the dedication page plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The main character returns h... View more info

One Day of Life

By: Argueta, Manlio

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Aventura: 1983

Book ID: SCW00222

ISBN: 0394722167

Condition: Very Good


BC5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight clean sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear. This is a title in the publisher's Library of Contemporary World Literature series. Translated from the Spanish by Bill Brow. A novel by a noted Salvadoran poet and novelist. This novel is in the form of a description of one day in the life of a typical peasant family caught up in the all-too-ordinary terror and corruption of the civil war in El Salvador. The author is a winner of the Casa de las Americas Prize. 215p. View more info

The Faber Book of Contemporary Latin American Short Stories

By: Caistor, Nick (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Faber and Faber, Ltd.: 1990

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: SCW01159

ISBN: 0571153607

Condition: Very Good


CE2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some chipping of the front cover at the top right corner plus some light creasing of the front and back covers and moderate discoloration. Signed by Rolando Hinojosa on his story page. Twenty stories from the a newer generation of Latin American authors. The writing ranges all over Latin America including the United States. The authors include Isidoro Blaisten, Daniel Moyano, Luisa Valenzuela, Joao Ubaldo Ribeiro, Moacyr Scliar, Isabel Allende, Reinaldo Arenas, Art... View more info

Domingo Faustino

By: Crowley, Frances Geyer

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Twayne Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW07494

Condition: Good


CC6 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. No additional printings are indicated on the back of the title page. A tight, clean, sound copy in dark red cloth covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and on the front with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light yellowing of the paper edges plus there is some very, very light tape staining on the outside board surfaces from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is some tape staining on the front and back endpapers plus there are the usual libra... View more info

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Contemporary Mexican Women Writers: Five Voices

By: De Beer, Gabriella

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC10756BB

ISBN: 0292715854

Condition: Near Fine


CB3 - A first edition hardcover book in near fine condition that has some bumped corners and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. SIGNED by Carmen Boullosa on her page. Texas Pan American Series. A book that examines the range of literary activity in Mexico by focusing on five notable women writers. The authors examined are Maria Luisa Puga, Silvia Molina, Brianda Domecq, Carmen Boullosa, and Angeles Mastretta. 9.25"x6.25", 266 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Contemporary Mexican Women Writers: Five Voices

By: De Beer, Gabriella

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC22297BB

ISBN: 0292715854

Condition: Near Fine


CB3 - A first edition hardcover book in near fine condition that has some bumped corners and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. SIGNED by Carmen Boullosa on her page. Texas Pan American Series. A book that examines the range of literary activity in Mexico by focusing on five notable women writers. The authors examined are Maria Luisa Puga, Silvia Molina, Brianda Domecq, Carmen Boullosa, and Angeles Mastretta. 9.25"x6.25", 266 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Contemporary Mexican Women Writers: Five Voices

By: De Beer, Gabriella

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC22298BB

ISBN: 0292715854

Condition: Near Fine


CB3 - A first edition hardcover book in near fine condition that has some bumped corners and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. SIGNED by Carmen Boullosa on her page. Texas Pan American Series. A book that examines the range of literary activity in Mexico by focusing on five notable women writers. The authors examined are Maria Luisa Puga, Silvia Molina, Brianda Domecq, Carmen Boullosa, and Angeles Mastretta. 9.25"x6.25", 266 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Contemporary Mexican Women Writers: Five Voices

By: De Beer, Gabriella

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC22299BB

ISBN: 0292715854

Condition: Near Fine


CB3 - A first edition hardcover book in near fine condition that has some bumped corners and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. SIGNED by Carmen Boullosa on her page. Texas Pan American Series. A book that examines the range of literary activity in Mexico by focusing on five notable women writers. The authors examined are Maria Luisa Puga, Silvia Molina, Brianda Domecq, Carmen Boullosa, and Angeles Mastretta. 9.25"x6.25", 266 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Charleston and Other Stories

By: Donoso, Jose

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, David R. Godine Publisher, Incorporated: 1977

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW05891

ISBN: 0879231971

Condition: Good


BZ5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some heavy fading along the spine and along the top board edge plus there is some scattered light spotting on the cloth plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and label and glue residue on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with a large red marker), inside surface of the front endpaper, table of contents page, back endpaper and inside surface of the back board plus the dust jacket endflaps have been cut off and cut down and taped to the inside surface of the front board and front endpa... View more info

The Law of Love

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Three Rivers Press/Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW01249

ISBN: 0609801279

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - A first American trade paperback edition book dated and signed by the author in very good- condition. Dated and signed by the author in black ink on the title page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps, with its music CD in its rear envelope opened but with only very slight signs of having been played and with very minor overall shelf wear with a large, heavy crease on the back cover plus there is a tiny remainder mark on the top outside paper edges. Dramatic color illustrations by Miguelanxo Prado, Spain's premier graphic novel artist. Translated from the Spanish by Margar... View more info

The Law of Love

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Three Rivers Press/Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW13064

ISBN: 0609801279

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - A first American trade paperback edition book dated and signed by the author in very good- condition. Dated and signed by the author in black ink on the title page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps, with its music CD still sealed in its rear envelope with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light scattered rubbing of the covers plus there is some very, very slight edge wear at the extreme right corners of the front and back covers. Dramatic color illustrations by Miguelanxo Prado, Spain's premier graphic novel artist. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Say... View more info

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The Law of Love

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW13065

ISBN: 0517706814

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - DJ is mylar protected. A first American edition book dated and signed by the author in very good+ condition with a dust jacke tin very good condition. Dated and signed by the author in black ink on the title page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps, with its music CD still sealed in its envelope with dark blue paper covered boards quarter bound in brown cloth with metallic copper lettering and a graphic on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear along the top and bott... View more info

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The Law of Love

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW13066

ISBN: 0517706814

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - DJ is mylar protected. A first American edition book dated and signed by the author in very good+ condition with a dust jacket in good+ to very good- condition. Dated and signed by the author in black ink on the title page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps, with its music CD opened in its envelope but with very, very minor signs of having been played with dark blue paper covered boards quarter bound in brown cloth with metallic copper lettering and a graphic on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear w... View more info

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The Law of Love

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: EC23586BB

ISBN: 0517706814

Condition: Very Good


E4 - A first american edition book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes an unopened music CD. Dramatic color illustrations by Miguelanxo Prado, Spain's premier graphic novel artist. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. A romantic and humorous love story. Compared to a Mexican 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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The Law of Love

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: EC24155BB

ISBN: 0517706814

Condition: Very Good


H4 - A first american edition book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes an unopened music CD. Dramatic color illustrations by Miguelanxo Prado, Spain's premier graphic novel artist. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. A romantic and humorous love story. Compared to a Mexican 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info