First Edition of The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa
The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta.
Vargas Llosa, Mario.$125.00
Item Number: 142
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986.
First edition of this novel by “one of the master storytellers of our time” (Denis Lynn Heyck, Chicago Tribune Book World). Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Mario Vargas Llosa. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Alfred MacAdam.
“A glittering trompe l'oeil of a novel about the revolutionary temperament--and the nature of fiction" (The New York Times).
Other Books by this Author
First Edition of the Nobel Prize-Winning Authors Second Novel: The Green House; Signed by Mario Vargas Llosa
London: Jonathan Cape, 1969.
First British edition of the author’s masterpiece. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Mario Vargas Llosa on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket that shows light rubbing to the spine crown.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giraux, 1997.
First edition of this collection of essays by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Mario Vargas Llosa on the title page.
First American Edition of the Nobel Prize-Winning Authors Second Novel: The Green House; Signed by Mario Vargas Llosa
New York: Harper & Row, 1968.
First edition of the author’s masterpiece. Octavo, original green cloth. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket that shows just a touch of wear to the crown. Signed by the author on the title page. A very sharp copy.
First Edition of the Nobel Prize-Winning Authors First Book To Be Translated into English The Time of the Hero; Signed by Mario Vargas Llosa
New York: Grove Press, 1966.
First edition in English of Vargas Llosa’s first novel. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by Mario Vargas Llosa on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear.
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
New York: Viking, 1982.
Uncorrected proofs of the first editions of each of the author’s first three novels in the acclaimed Albany Cycle. Octavo, original wrappers. 3 volumes. Each are signed by the author. Legs is in near fine condition. Billy Phelan’s Greatest Game has some spots on the front panel, else near fine. Ironweed is in fine condition without wear.
New York: Viking Press, 1978.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Lee and Laurie, who have watched the game from a ringside seat, with good will and love, Bill”, additionally signed by Kennedy on the half-title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with wear and chips to the extremities. A nice inscription.