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FOR A SACK OF BONES.
Edition: First American edition
Orlando, FL Harcourt (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - "After eight years in exile, Sergeant Genis Aleu returns to the city of Barcelona, Spain bearing the mark of a man who has seen many battles and has one last mission ahead of him. A soldier in the the ill-famed foreign legion, Aleu cuts a intimidating figure as he negotiates around the paranoid and suspicious citizens of Franco's Spain, while trying to fulfill his father’s dying wish." Translated from the Catalan by Cheryl Leah Morgan. Winner of the Ramon Llull prize. 359 pp. ISBN: 978-0-15-1012558.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.Book ID: 60712More details Price: $18.50
LA PELL DE BRAU.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
Marlboro, VT: The Marlboro Press, 1987. First edition - Poems translated from Catalan by Burton Raffel. Introduction by Llus Alpera, afterword by Thomas F. Glick xxiii, 79 pp. ISBN: 0-910395-284.
Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (some sunning to the spine of the covers) .Book ID: 79003More details Price: $17.50
LA PELL DE BRAU.
Edition: First printing.
Marlboro, VT: The Marlboro Press, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - Poems translated from Catalan by Burton Raffel. Introduction by Llus Alpera, afterword by Thomas F. Glick xxiii, 79 pp. ISBN: 0-910395-276.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (contents clean and tight, some mottling to the black cloth cover, toning to the spine of the dj and a few spots on the cover.)Book ID: 59349More details Price: $24.50
VICTUS: The Fall of Barcelona.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Harper Collins, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical epic by this Catalonian writer "set in early eighteenth-century Spain, about a military mastermind whose betrayal ultimately leads to the conquest of Barcelona. . . The story of Catalonia and Barcelona is also Marti Zuvira's story. A prestigious military engineer in the early 1700s, he fought on both sides of the long War of the Spanish Succession between the Two CrownsFrance and Spainand aided an Allied enemy in resisting the consolidation of those two powers." Illustrated with battle diagrams, portraits of political figures, and maps; includes the author's historical note and a chronology of the War of the Spanish Succession, and a list of the characters. Translated from the Spanish by Daniel Hahn & Thomas Bunstead
545 pp. ISBN: 978-0062323965.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)Book ID: 71791More details Price: $21.50
Edition: First printing
St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Story of Cecelia, a street corner prostitute in war-torn Barcelona in the 1940s and 1950s. "It is a profoundly feminist work that etches one powerless women's strength in the face of male brutality; it ends on a note of tenuous rebirth." Translated from the Catalan, and with an Introduction, by David H. Rosenthal. SIGNED by Sandra Cisneros at her foreword. 186 pp. ISBN: 1-55597-192X.
Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 59492More details Price: $65.00