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  • Abish, Walter.
    ECLIPSE FEVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Seventh book by this award winning writer, a complex story set in modern Mexico, which 'explores the reaches of corruption and the limits of power in business, politics, education.' William Gass called it 'a truly magnificent achievement.' SIGNED by the author on the title page, and uncommon thus. ISBN: 0-679-418679.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 3930
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  • Abish, Walter.
    ECLIPSE FEVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Seventh book by this award winning writer, a complex story set in modern Mexico, which 'explores the reaches of corruption and the limits of power in business, politics, education.' William Gass called it 'a truly magnificent achievement.' 335 pp. ISBN: 0-679-418679.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37015
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  • Benitez, Sandra.
    A PLACE WHERE THE SEA REMEMBERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, set in a small coastal tourist town in Mexico, a story of dignity despite poverty, of love and anger. 'Puerto Rican and Midwestern by heritage' the author spent much of her youth in Mexico and El Salvador and she knows and appreciates the people of whom she writes. Dustjacket praise from Rudolfo Anaya, Denise Chavez and Tim O'Brien. ISBN: 1-56689-011x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 29372
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  • ESCAPE FROM SONORA. by Bryant, Will.
    Bryant, Will.
    ESCAPE FROM SONORA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1973.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's rather hard to define second novel - a combination western, adventure and mystery novel set in 1916 California, Arizona and Mexico. "There were seven of them. Wanted for murder in Arizona, hounded across the Mexican border, captured by a renegade band of Pancho Villa's soldiers - their only way to freedon lay across the vas Sierra Madre in an ancient and gloriously derelict automobile. " SIGNED on the front endpaper. Illustrated with wood engravings by author on both jacket and in book. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-394-46995x.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (price-clipped dj, but otherwise a lovely copy, appears unread.)

    Book ID: 52165
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  • Joyce, Carolyn.
    THE MAGIC DONKEY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lexington, MA: Ginn and Company, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Magic Circle Book, written for beginning readers. Charming story of a Mexican boy called Elfredo and his friendship with his donkey, Polo - when other village boys are teasing the donkey, Elfredo claims that Polo is magic and can turn milk into butter. Appealing duotone illustrations by Gregorio Prestopino throughout. 16 pp. ISBN: 0-663229790.

    Condition: Very good+ in glossy illustrated boards (some corners lightly creased), no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 39719
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  • Moon, Grace (illustrated by Carl Moon)
    NADITA (Little Nothing.)

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc. for Home and School Book Service, (c. 1927.). Hardcover - Story of an orphan girl in Mexico who loses her home when she adopts a stray puppy. Many adventures follow. Color frontispiece, black and white drawings. A title in 'The Adventure Library for Boys and Girls.' 274 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in green cloth with pastedown illustration on the front cover. An appealing copy of this vintage children's book.

    Book ID: 27535
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  • THE RUINS. by Smith, Scott.
    Smith, Scott.
    THE RUINS.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Author's second novel. Trapped in the Mexican jungle on the Yucatan Peninsula, two young American couples and tourists they had befriended from Germany and Greece stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could imagine, and a lighthearted vacation becomes a struggle for survival. Basis for the film of the same name. SIGNED on the title page. Dust jacket praise from Stephen King and Gillian Flynn, among others. 319 pp. ISBN: 1-400043875.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76766
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  • LIFE ITSELF. by Taibo, Paco Ignacio II.
    Taibo, Paco Ignacio II.
    LIFE ITSELF.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1995.). The sixth novel by this award-winning Mexican writer to appear in English. Translated from the Spanish by Beth Henson. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-446-403318.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 58381
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  • LIFE ITSELF. by Taibo, Paco Ignacio II.
    Taibo, Paco Ignacio II.
    LIFE ITSELF.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth novel by this award-winning Mexican writer to appear in English. INSCRIBED on the title page ("para John") and dated in 2007. Translated from the Spanish by Beth Henson. 209 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5185.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44011
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  • Wier, Allen.
    DEPARTING AS AIR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third book by this Texas-born author - set mostly in Mexico, it is the story of Jessie, looking back on how she took her second chance at love. Praise from Susan Shreve, Fred Chappell (who described this as '....true characters in a haunted and haunting novel.') and others. 203 pp. ISBN: 0-671433075.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (remainder mark, some edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 38770
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