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1 Amado, Jorge Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon
New York Knopf 1962 First American Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
Stated first American Edition. Near fine book in very good price-clipped, mylar-covered dust jacket. Slight fading to edges of boards. Small smudge to bottom edge. Some spine slant. Dust jacket aged and soiled, small chips from top and bottom spine and corners. Translated from the Portuguese by James L. Taylor and William L. Grossman. 426 pp. 8 vo. This skillfully plotted novel is set in 1925-26 in Bahia, Brazil (Amado's birthplace). We specialize in Latin American literature in translation. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Amado, Jorge Pen, Sword, Camisole, A Fable to Kindle a Hope
Boston/New York Godine/Avon 1985 0-87923-552-7 / 9780879235529 First American Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Near fine book in near fine mylared dust jacket. First English language edition. Slight rub to back lower tip of dust jacket, several other slight wear rubs on edges. Translated by Helen R. Lane. First US edition. 274 pp. Set in Rio de Janeiro in 1940. We specialize in Latin American literature in translation. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Amado, Jorge Showdown
New York Bantam 1988 0-553-05174-1 / 9780553051742 First American Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
Fine book in near fine mylar dust jacket. Dust jacket cover has one-inch long crinkle upper right corner. Translated by Gregory Rabassa. 422 pp. 8 vo. This is a daring novel of audacious scope set in Brazil's cacao region. We specialize in Latin American literature in translation. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Amado, Jorge Showdown
New York Bantam 1988 0-553-05174-1 / 9780553051742 First American Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Fine book in fine mylar dust jacket First American edition, first printing. Translated by Gregory Rabassa. 422 pp. 8 vo. This is a daring novel of audacious scope set in Brazil's cacao region. We specialize in Latin American literature in translation. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Amado, Jorge The Swallow and the Tom Cat
New York Delacorte Press 1982 0-440-08325-7 / 9780440083252 First American Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Remainder 
Near fine book in near fine Brodarted dust jacket. First American edition. Top edge of DJ flaps browning. Light remainder spray on bottom of text block. 96 pp., translated from the Portuguese by Barbara Shelby Merello, wonderful illustrations by Carybe. We specialize in Latin American literature in translation. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Amado, Jorge The Violent Land
New York Knopf 1965 First American Edition Uncorrected Proof Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Near fine first American edition of 1965 reissue with new forward in near fine mylared dust jacket. Lower front corner and lower spine of book bumped, small smudge on lower edge. 336 pp. 8 vo. First published in 1945, a novel in which avid and ruthless individuals clash and merge. We specialize in Latin American literature in translation. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Amado, Jorge The War of the Saints
New York Bantam 1993 0-553-09537-4 / 9780553095371 First American Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Fine, tight, unread, first American edition, first printing, in Brodarted, fine dust jacket. Gregory Rabassa translation. 357 pp. An extraordinary tale in which freedom rises in the face of fear, love triumphs over a reign of terror and the mundane turns mystical in the blink of a beautiful woman's eye. We specialize in Latin American literature in translation. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Amado, Jorge The War of the Saints
New York Bantam 1995 0-553-37440-0 / 9780553374407 First Thus Wraps Near Fine 
Near fine copy in wraps, first printing of first paperback edition. Rabassa translation. 357 pp. Top front corner slightly fanned. We specialize in Latin American literature in translation. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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