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  • THE NINE GUARDIANS. by Castellanos, Rosario (1925-1974)
    Castellanos, Rosario (1925-1974)
    THE NINE GUARDIANS.

    Edition: First thus.

    London: Reader's International, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - Originally published in Spanish in 1957, this is considered the masterpiece of Mexico's most important woman novelist of the 20th century. Set against the Mexican Revolution in Chiapas, the southern Mexican state where Castellanos spent her childhood, and which has a strong Mayan presence. Translated from the Spanish and with a preface by Irene Nicholson. Includes a glossary of unfamiliar Spanish and Indian words. 272 pp, Uncommon in hardcover and especially so in this condition. ISBN: 0-93052389x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84806
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  • Day, Douglas.
    THE PRISON NOTEBOOKS OF RICARDO FLORES MAGON.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1991). First edition - Historical fiction by this award winning author: a "novel of ideas - the eponymous Flores Magon, the anarchist journalist and failed lawyer (1873-1922) who became the voice and the conscience of the 1914 Mexican Revolution. Part biography and part polemic directed against the failed opportunities of the Revolution, the book takes the form of notebooks scribbled by Flores Magon in the Leavenworth, Kansas, penitentiary where he is imprisoned for having violated United States neutrality laws. Flashbacks cover Flores Magon's life from his birth in Oaxaca through the last days before his mysterious death in his cell. Through its pages pass the arrogant Pancho Villa, the reluctant revolutionary Emiliano Zapata and…

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    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1991). First edition - Historical fiction by this award winning author: a "novel of ideas - the eponymous Flores Magon, the anarchist journalist and failed lawyer (1873-1922) who became the voice and the conscience of the 1914 Mexican Revolution. Part biography and part polemic directed against the failed opportunities of the Revolution, the book takes the form of notebooks scribbled by Flores Magon in the Leavenworth, Kansas, penitentiary where he is imprisoned for having violated United States neutrality laws. Flashbacks cover Flores Magon's life from his birth in Oaxaca through the last days before his mysterious death in his cell. Through its pages pass the arrogant Pancho Villa, the reluctant revolutionary Emiliano Zapata and the string of Mexican dictators against whom they fought. Joe Hill and Emma Goldman, who becomes Flores Magon's lover, also make brief appearances." (Publishers Weekly) 256 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in blue printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 89415
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  • FATE'S A FIDDLER: Mary and Mariquita, A Memoir of Mexico 1909-1956 by Osterloh, Marian Hunt Wetmore.
    Osterloh, Marian Hunt Wetmore.
    FATE'S A FIDDLER: Mary and Mariquita, A Memoir of Mexico 1909-1956

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Fort Bragg, CA Baartlilly Publishing Company, (2003). SIGNED first edition - Novel based on the author's family history in Mexico during the years leading up and of the Mexican Revolution and of her own story. INSCRIBED on the title page "I am glad you will be re-living part of my life with me. Love, Marian." viii, 370 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy red and green illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83447
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  • THE REBELLION OF THE HANGED. by Traven, B.
    Traven, B.
    THE REBELLION OF THE HANGED.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Hill & Wang, (1974.) dj. Hardcover - The fifth of Traven's jungle novels, set in Mexico in the early 20th century, during the birth of the Mexican revolution, and originally published in Spanish in 1952. 248 pp. Dust jacket by Bill Tinker. ISBN: 0-8090-8046x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (a few spots to the tinting on the top edge)

    Book ID: 64360
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  • Zollinger, Norman.
    NOT OF WAR ONLY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Tom Doherty Assoc, 1994. First edition - Epic novel of the Mexican Revolution of 1914; blurbs by Tony Hillerman among others. Author has won the Golden Spur award twice.

    Condition: Very good (crease on front cover) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 2184
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