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  • Aigla, Jorge H.-
    SUBLUNARY: Poems.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    San Francisco: Pennywhistle Press, 1989. First edition - The first collection of poetry by this Mexican-born writer. Introduction by Charles G. Bell. A title in the first Pennywhistle Chapbook series. Most poems are in English, some are presented in both Spanish and English.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated white wrappers.

    Book ID: 11626
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  • Amery, Heather and Reyes Mila, (illustrated by Stephen Cartwright)
    FIRST THOUSAND WORDS IN SPANISH.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    London: Usborne, 1989. Hardcover - Aseries of colorful panaromic illustrations labeled in Spanish builds basic vocabulary for young children - household items, words found in stories, opposites, colors, numbers, sports and the circus. Includes a Spanish-English index of all the words with a pronunciation guide,63p Large format. ISBN: 0-86020-2771.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 33531
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  • Argueta, Jorge.
    LOVE STREET.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: Tiki Bob Publishing, (1991.). SIGNED first edition - Bilingual (English/Spanish) edition. Translated by Margot Pepper. Introduction by Francisco Alarcon who says 'Salvadorean poet Jorge Argueta, like a modern Saint George, is implacable in confronting, taunting, wrestling, slashing open teh make-believe dragon of "El Norte, " that mirage stamped like a star of promise between the eyes of millions of men, women and children-who like Argueta-have come to the United States during the past decade [1980s] escaping death squads, political persecution, institutionalized terror, plain old misery, and solitude.' Although Argueta, who came to San Francisco in 1980, is now best known for his children's books, which are rooted in the folklore of his native El Salvador, and explore…

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    San Francisco: Tiki Bob Publishing, (1991.). SIGNED first edition - Bilingual (English/Spanish) edition. Translated by Margot Pepper. Introduction by Francisco Alarcon who says 'Salvadorean poet Jorge Argueta, like a modern Saint George, is implacable in confronting, taunting, wrestling, slashing open teh make-believe dragon of "El Norte, " that mirage stamped like a star of promise between the eyes of millions of men, women and children-who like Argueta-have come to the United States during the past decade [1980s] escaping death squads, political persecution, institutionalized terror, plain old misery, and solitude.' Although Argueta, who came to San Francisco in 1980, is now best known for his children's books, which are rooted in the folklore of his native El Salvador, and explore the sense of belonging to two countries that many immigrants feel, this early collection is much grittier, with many of the poems set in the Tenderloin district, focused on the underside of modern American life: the hardships of undocumented immigrants, drug users, homeless and more. 53 pp

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    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page. 'Annese, with love and madness.' Very good in glossy illustrated black and white wrappers. Very uncommon, especially signed.

    Book ID: 30417
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  • MAPMAKER. by Badikian, Beatriz; Sandra Cisneros, introduction, signed.
    Badikian, Beatriz; Sandra Cisneros, introduction, signed.
    MAPMAKER.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Chicago: Red Triangle Books, 1994. SIGNED first edition - A collection of poems, mostly in English, but some in Spanish, by this Argentian-born writer. SIGNED on the title page by Sandra Cisneros who wrote the introduction - in the form of a poem titled "A Woman Like You." 84 pp. ISBN: 0-964182505.

    Condition: Fine in stiff pale blue illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60069
    Keywords: bilingual, espanol, Poetry
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  • Braschi, Giannina
    YO-YO BOING!

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Pittsburgh, PA: Latin American Literary Review Press, 1999. SIGNED - A novel written in a dizzying mixture of English, Spanish and Spanglish by this young & award-winning Puerto Rican author. Introduction by Doris Sommer. SIGNED on the half title page by Braschi. ISBN: 0-935480-978.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 9187
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  • I BRING YOU A RED AND BLACK WINGED BUTTERFLY / TE REGALO UNA MARIPOSA DE ALAS NEGROS Y ROJAS. by Campos, Abby, Manuel, Rolando and others.
    Campos, Abby, Manuel, Rolando and others.
    I BRING YOU A RED AND BLACK WINGED BUTTERFLY / TE REGALO UNA MARIPOSA DE ALAS NEGROS Y ROJAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Providence, RI: Providence Niquinohomo Sister City Project / Black Cat Graphics, 1987. First edition - A bilingual edition of poetry by the residents of Niquinohomo in Nicaragua, a town about one hour south of Managua. Text in Spanish and English. Illustrated with black and white photographs. vi, 37 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. Uncommon

    Book ID: 54616
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  • Cardenal, Ernesto.
    FLIGHTS OF VICTORY / VUELOS DE VICTORIA.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    New York: Orbis Books, 1985. First edition - A sample of some of Cardenal's poems in celebration of the Nicaraguan Revolution. Cardenal is one of the foremost poets of Latin America, a priest, a revolutionary and the Minister of Cultural of Nicaragua. Bilingual edition with the original Spanish and English translation by Marc Zimmerman, who also wrote the introduction. Texto en ingles y espanol. ISBN: 0-88344-1314.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (embossed stamp of prev owner.)

    Book ID: 22248
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  • RED HOT SALSA: Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States. by [] Carlson, Lori M. Introduction by Oscar Hijuelos. Luis J Rodriguez , signed
    [] Carlson, Lori M. Introduction by Oscar Hijuelos. Luis J Rodriguez , signed
    RED HOT SALSA: Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2005.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Carlson's second bilingual collection of poems (10 years after 'Cool Salsa' was published) - some originally written in Spanish and translated into English, others originally in English and translated into Spanish - celebrating all the hopes and fears that come with growing up Hispanic in America. Includes contributions from Oscar Hijuelos, Gary Soto, Luis J. Rodriguez, Sandra Castillo, David Hernandez, Martin Espada , Willie Perdomo, Trinidad Sanchez, and more.SIGNED by Luis J Rodriguez at this poem "La Chucha." En espanol y anglais. Glossary, notes on the authors. xix, 140 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-76166.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards (no dust jacket as issued.)

    Book ID: 43024
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  • Carruth, Jane (version de)
    CENICIENTA (Cinderella)

    Edition: First thus.

    Barcelona: Editorial Molina. Hardcover first edition - The classic story of Cinderella, told in Spanish, illustrated in color by Elisabeth y Gerry Embleton.

    Condition: Ex school library with some stamps, but overall very good in a sturdy illustrated binding.

    Book ID: 11803
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  • LA DIOSA DE LAS AMERICAS: Escritos Sobre la Virgen de Guadalupe (Goddess of the Americas: Writings on the Virgin of Guadalupe) by Castillo, Ana, editor (Pat Mora and Cherie Moraga, signed; Sandra Cisneros, Rosario Ferre, Francisco Goldman, and others, contributors.)
    Castillo, Ana, editor (Pat Mora and Cherie Moraga, signed; Sandra Cisneros, Rosario Ferre, Francisco Goldman, and others, contributors.)
    LA DIOSA DE LAS AMERICAS: Escritos Sobre la Virgen de Guadalupe (Goddess of the Americas: Writings on the Virgin of Guadalupe)

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Vintage Espanol (Knopf), (2000.). SIGNED - A collection of essays and poems by 21 writers - including Sandra Cisneros, Rosario Ferre, Francisco Goldman, Cherie Moraga, Luis Rodriguez, Richard Rodriguez, Elena Poniatowska, Nancy Mairs, Denise Chavez, Rosario Castellano, Pat Mora, Margaret Randall and others - exploring the concept and the role of the mother goddess, the Virgin of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico, protector of the downtrodden, who miraculously appeared in the 16th century to a poor Mexican and who represents a combination of indigenous Aztec and Catholic traditions. SIGNED by TWO authors: Pat Mora at her contribution "Las Reglas de Coatlicue." and Cherie Moraga at "El Mito Azteca." Translated from the English by Mariela Dreyfus. EN ESPANOL. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-375703691.

    Condition: Very good condition (underlining on one page, brackets on another.)

    Book ID: 75092
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  • CARAMELO o Puro Cuento (en Espanol.) by Cisneros, Sandra. (traducio por Liliana Valenzuela)
    Cisneros, Sandra. (traducio por Liliana Valenzuela)
    CARAMELO o Puro Cuento (en Espanol.)

    Edition: First Spanish language edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Libro en Espanol (book in Spanish), traducio por Liliana Valenzuela. "A multigenerational story of a Mexican-American family whose voices create a dazzling weave of humor, passion, and poignancy.... Lala Reyes' grandmother is descended from a family of renowned 'rebozo,' or shawl. makers. The striped caramelo rebozo is the most beautiful of all." Chronology. SIGNED on the title page. 467 pp. ISBN: 0-375-4150-2.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (bookplate on front endpaper, light spot on upper edge of textblock, appears unread.)

    Book ID: 45766
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  • Con, Ernesto.
    LETANIA DE UNA TARDE DE INVIERNO.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Buena Park, CA: Resurgam-Angrainni Publishing Co. 1996. First edition - Collection of poetry by this writer, born in Costa Rica, who dropped out of medical school in Los Angeles as a protest. In Spanish only / texte en espanol. ISBN: 0-965335305.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 23607
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  • BALLAD OF THE BLOOD: Poems / BALADE DE LA SANGRE: Poemas by Cruz Varela, Maria Elena
    Cruz Varela, Maria Elena
    BALLAD OF THE BLOOD: Poems / BALADE DE LA SANGRE: Poemas

    Edition: First printing.

    Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - Bilingual edition of poems by this award-winning Cuban writer who was imprisoned under Castro, translated and edited by Mairym Cruz-Bernal and Deborrah Digges - this powerful collection describes "the effects of political barbarism in terms of the scars it leaves on a single body." 117 pp. ISBN: 0-88001-427x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46477
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  • Dentzel, Carl Schaefer.
    CINCO DE MAYO: AN APPRAISAL / EL CINCO DE MAYO: UN APRECIO.

    Edition: First printing.

    (Los Angeles): Roxburghe-Zamorano Corrida, 1960. First edition - A small bilingual booklet describing the significance of the holiday, printed in both English and Spanish (en espanol). Printed at the Colm-Holquist Press. Unpaginated (24 pp.)

    Condition: Fine in printed green wrappers.

    Book ID: 44361
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  • Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.
    OJOS DE PERRO AZUL.

    Edition: Novena edicion.

    Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana. 1982. Contains 10 stories written between 1948 and 1953, in Spanish. This edition was limited to 10,000 copies.

    Condition: Small paperback format, near fine in wrappers.

    Book ID: 14999
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  • WARLEGGAN (Libro en Espanol / Book in Spanish.) by Graham, Winston.
    Graham, Winston.
    WARLEGGAN (Libro en Espanol / Book in Spanish.)

    Edition: Hardcover (tapa dura con sobrecubierta.)

    Bogota, Columbia: Circulo de Lectores, (1982.) dj. Hardcover - Tercer titulo de la trilogia de la saga de la familia Poldark. Libro en Espanol / Book in Spanish. Traduccion: Anibal Leal 383 pp. ISBN: 84-22611260.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket - Buen estado.

    Book ID: 74363
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  • WARLEGGAN (Libro en Espanol / Book in Spanish.) by Graham, Winston.
    Graham, Winston.
    WARLEGGAN (Libro en Espanol / Book in Spanish.)

    Edition: Hardcover (tapa dura con sobrecubierta.)

    Bogota, Columbia: Circulo de Lectores, (1982.) dj. Hardcover - Tercer t’tulo de la trilog’a de la saga de la familia Poldark. Libro en Espanol / Book in Spanish. Traduccion: Anibal Leal 383 pp. ISBN: 84-22611260.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some minor foxing) - Buen estado.

    Book ID: 45155
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  • I'M SPEAKING: Selected Poems. by Guillen, Rafael (Sandy McKinney, translator.)
    Guillen, Rafael (Sandy McKinney, translator.)
    I'M SPEAKING: Selected Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A selection of poems which bring to life the author's native Andalusia and describe coming of age during the Spanish Civil War. A bilingual edition with the original Spanish on the left and the English translation by Sandy McKinney with the author on the right. 103 pp. ISBN: 0-8101-18513.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46314
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  • Haddad, Robert J. (collected and translated by)
    MEXICAN TONGUE TWISTERS / Trabalenguas Mexicanos

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Tempe, Arizona: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingue (1989.). First edition - A bilingual edition with each tongue twister given in Spanish and translated into English. A tribute to the humor of the Mexican people - and the only book on this subject. The author collected the examples included in the states of Mexico, Michoacan, Guerrero and the Federal District. Illustrated with line drawings by Tom Graham. 74 pp. ISBN: 0-927534029.

    Condition: Very near fine (stamp inside front cover.)

    Book ID: 33136
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  • GIRAFFE ON FIRE. by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
    Herrera, Juan Felipe.
    GIRAFFE ON FIRE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2001. SIGNED first edition - Highly praised collection of poetry in differing forms, mostly in English, but some in Spanish by the 2015-2017 US Poet Laureate. SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. 94 pp. Cover illustration by Alma Lopez. ISBN: 0-8165-19854.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 69460
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  • LA ESTACION TOTAL CON LAS CANCIONES DE LA NUEVA LUZ (1923 - 1936.) by Jimenez, Juan Ramon [1881-1958]
    Jimenez, Juan Ramon [1881-1958]
    LA ESTACION TOTAL CON LAS CANCIONES DE LA NUEVA LUZ (1923 - 1936.)

    Edition: First edition.

    Buenos Aires [Argentina]: Editorial Losada, (1946.). First edition - Collection of poems by this great Spanish writer, winner of the Nobel Prize in 1956, published after he left Spain in 1936 during the civil war. In Spanish - en espanol, 164 pp.

    Condition: Very good in plain white wrappers with a printed outer wrapper (toning to the outer cover, offsetting to the endpapers.) A rather fragile production and fairly well preserved.

    Book ID: 51638
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  • LOS HIJOS DEL SULTAN (a story from the One Thousand and One Nights.) by Lisa, Aniano, illustrator.
    Lisa, Aniano, illustrator.
    LOS HIJOS DEL SULTAN (a story from the One Thousand and One Nights.)

    Edition: First edition.

    Buenos Aires: Editorial Abril, (1949.). Hardcover first edition - Adaptacion del famoso cuento de las 1,001 noches. Illustraciones de Aniano Lisa. En espanol. Children's book illustrated in full color and duo-tone, Large format, unpaginated.

    Condition: Very good overall in illustrated boards - usual toning to the pages, spine splitting, A fragile and very uncommon books

    Book ID: 51697
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  • AMALIA. Tomo Primero. by Marmol, Jose (1818-1871)
    Marmol, Jose (1818-1871)
    AMALIA. Tomo Primero.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Leipzig: F.A.Brockhaus, 1877. Hardcover - Set in post-colonial Buenos Aires, this political novel by the exiled Argentian writer Marmol was written in two parts and originally published in Uruguay in 1851; it is a semi-autobiographical account of living in Juan Manuel de Rosas's police state. Volume One only (the second part was not published until several years later, after the fall of Rosas and Marmol's return to Argentina. [Libro en Espaol / Book in Spanish]. 312 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine.

    Book ID: 57522
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  • [Mendoza, Lydia] Broyles-Gonzalez, Yolanda.
    LYDIA MENDOZA'S LIFE IN MUSIC / LA HISTORIA DE LYDIA MENDOZA: Norteno Tejano Legacies.

    Edition: First printing.

    Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket : "Lydia Mendoza began her legendary musical career as a child in the 1920s, singing for pennies and nickels on the streets of downtown San Antonio. She lived most of her adult life in Houston, Texas, where she was born. The life story of this Chicana icon encompasses a 60-year singing career that began with the dawn of the recording industry in the 1920s and continued well into the 1980s, ceasing only after she suffered a devastating stroke . . . This bilingual edition presents Lydia Mendoza's historia in an interview between the artist and Yolanda Broyles-Gonzalez: first is the English translation,…

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    Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket : "Lydia Mendoza began her legendary musical career as a child in the 1920s, singing for pennies and nickels on the streets of downtown San Antonio. She lived most of her adult life in Houston, Texas, where she was born. The life story of this Chicana icon encompasses a 60-year singing career that began with the dawn of the recording industry in the 1920s and continued well into the 1980s, ceasing only after she suffered a devastating stroke . . . This bilingual edition presents Lydia Mendoza's historia in an interview between the artist and Yolanda Broyles-Gonzalez: first is the English translation, then the Spanish original, as told by Mendoza herself. Broyles-Gonzalez concludes the volume with an extended essay on the significance of Mendoza's career and her place in Tejana music and Chicana studies. . . She sang the songs of the people across generations in the old tradition; all are indigenous to the Americas, and many of them to Texas. It is the music that emerged from the experiences of native peoples (on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border) within the colonial context of the nineteenth century." Photographs, chronology, notes, index. 235 pp. CD included. En espanol y ingles. ISBN: 0-195127064.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37534
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  • Miranda, Victoria, & Camilo Fenini (translated by Daniel Fogel, Cathy Mahoney & Ana Castillo).
    AL FILO DE UN CANSANCIO APATRIDA / ON THE EDGE OF A COUNTRYLESS WEARINESS: Poemas / Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: ism press, (1986.). First edition - A collection of 14 poems by this Chilean writers, of different generations, but both living in the United States and in exile from Chile. Bilingual edition, with the text in Spanish & English, on facing pages (en espanol). One of 2000 copies. 56 pp. Cover drawing by Rafael Edwards. ISBN: 0-910383-243.

    Condition: Fine in stiff orange illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 32762
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  • A FOUNTAIN, A HOUSE OF STONE: Poems. by Padilla, Herberto (translated by Alastair Reed and Alexander Coleman.)
    Padilla, Herberto (translated by Alastair Reed and Alexander Coleman.)
    A FOUNTAIN, A HOUSE OF STONE: Poems.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Noonday Press / Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1992.). A bilingual edition, in English and Spanish, of this collection of poems by this Cuban poet who is now living in exile in the United States. 109 pp. ISBN: 0-374-157812.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68453
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  • Padilla, Herberto (translated by Alastair Reed and Alexander Coleman.)
    A FOUNTAIN, A HOUSE OF STONE: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A bilingual edition, in English and Spanish, of this collection of poems by this Cuban poet who is now living in exile in the United States. 109 pp. ISBN: 0-374-157812.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28597
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  • Ruiz Rosas, Alonso.
    CAJA NEGRA.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    (Peru): Libros de Macho Cabrio, (1986.). First edition - Collection of poetry, in Spanish.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers with self-flaps (line on bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 17747
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  • THE DIFFICULT DAYS: Poems. by Sosa, Roberto (1930-2011)
    Sosa, Roberto (1930-2011)
    THE DIFFICULT DAYS: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, (1983). SIGNED first edition - A bilingual collection by this prize-winning Honduran poet with the original Spanish on the left and English translations by Jim Lindsey on the right. Introduction with two interviews with Sosa. INSCRIBED on the first page in Spanish " para ---- amigo de este poesia con afecto azteca." (in his interview in the introduction he mentions that the first big city he became acquainted with was Mexico City, where he saw the Aztec multitudes kicked and spit upon by the bourgeoisie) xix, 79 pp. . ISBN: 0-691-014078.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (light crease to front cover, small peeled spot on back cover)

    Book ID: 69672
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  • Stewart, Deborah D. and Linda Ungerleider.
    EL MEJOR COMIENZO: El Primer Ano de su Bebe (The Best Start : Your Baby's First Year.)

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boulder, CO: Bull Publishing Company, (2003.). Basic information on caring for a new-born baby, and during the first year, written in an easy-to-understand style, it includes color-coded chapters, friendly illustrations, and pages to record information. En espanol. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-923521674.

    Condition: Fine condition (as new.)

    Book ID: 33632
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