Mid-century (1956) first-edition hard-cover copy of Great Spanish Stories edited by Angel Flores, Queen's College London with various English translators (as shown below). Book published by The Modern Library | Random House New York. Book printed in USA. Embossed covers and spine.
THIS BOOK IS COMPLETE AT 490 PAGES PLUS INDEX. NO! dust jacket.
Overview: Part of Random House series The Modern Library of the World's Best Books this is a first-issue (1956) hard-cover copy that contains the following classic stories:
- Master Pérez the Organist | original author Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer | translated by Martin Nozick --
- The Three-cornered Hat | original author Pedro Antonio de Alarcón | translated by Martin Armstrong --
- Torquemada in the Flames | original author Benito Pérez Galdós | translated by Willard Trask --
- Doña Berta / Leopoldo Alas | original author unknown | translated by Zenia DaSilva --
- Sonata of Autumn | original author Ramón María del Valle-Inclán } translated by May Heywood Brown and Thomas Walsh --
- Prometheus | original author Ramón Pérez de Ayala | translated by Alice P. Hubbard
- Saint Manuel Bueno, Martyr | original author Miguel de Unamuno | translated by Anthony Kerrigan
- Saint Alexis | original author Benjamín Jarnés | translated by Angel Flores
- The Village Idiot | original author Camilo José Cela | translated by Beatrice P. Patt
- The Bewitched | original author Francisco Ayala | translated by Caroline Muhlenberg
- Twilight in Extremadura | original author Rosa Chacel | translated by Beatrice P. Patt
- The Stuffed Parrot | original author Rafael Dieste | translated by Zenia DaSilva
- The return / Carmen Laforet | translated by Martin Nozick
- In the Trenches | original author Antonio Sánchez Barbudo | translated by Caroline Muhlenberg
- The launch / Max Aub | translated by Elizabeth Mantel
- The Cathedral of Hearts | original author José María Gironella | translated by Marcel Mendelson
In VERY GOOD! vintage condition, there is a person's name written on the inside overleaf in pen with the date 1956 and on the back inside overleaf again there is a person's name written in black pen. Book has a strong, sturdy spine and bind and NO! pages separating from the bind. Covers show LIGHT! rub | wear to corners and the back cover has a blemish. All text is clear and legible. MODERATE! foxing | yellowing of the internal pages. NO! ripped, torn or dog-eared pages. Some of the pages have slight creases to the bottoms. NO! imagery in the book.
Approximate measurements: 7" x 5" | complete at 490 pages plus reverse index | NO! dust jacket.
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