Good. 1964 Hardcover Text in English; Spanish. xviii, 205 p. Former Library book. Bibliographical footnotes. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Acceptable. 1964 Hardcover Text in English; Spanish. xviii, 205 p. Former Library book. Bibliographical footnotes. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 1st Printing. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. pp. 205. First American Edition but Ex-Library copy with all the associated markings on spine and interior pages, dust jacket taped with some offset to end papers. Cover boards are clean with little wear. Dust jacket has some age toning but no stains or tears, in taped mylar sleeve. Interior is otherwise unmarked other than library markings. Library card pocket on rear free end paper. Binding is solid. Translated from the Spanish by Ruth L.C. Sims. Introduction by James Irby. A scarce copy of this collection of essays and travel writing by the critically acclaimed Latin American writer.
Good. Good Dust Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 205 pp. Tightly bound. Corners not bumped. Text is free of markings. (1) darkening to top page edges. (2) Four line inscription front end paper. (3) Four pages appear to have been dogeared. (4) Foxing to spine of book and spine of dust jacket. Mylar protected dust jacket is not price clipped.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Univ. of Texas, 1964; octavo, 205pp; tight binding, no notes or markings; there are 2 faint parallel vertical top to bottom impression lines on front end paper and adjacent few pages, and also on rear end paper and adjacent few pages; in nearly VG dust jacket with short red mark and small faint stain area at base of rear panel and very faint mark on spine.
A Fine copy in a Near Fine, unclipped dust jacket with a touch of age darkening to the spine. In this collection of Borges' essays he addresses the notions of journeys in time, place and thought from the times of Chinese Emperor Shih Huang Ti to the post World War II era of British airplane designer John Williams Dunne. He also considers these ideas in the context of the Ancient Persia of Omar Khayyam, Bertrand Russell, Dr. Americo Castro and the Avatars of the Tortise as well as the works of authors like Coleridge, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and others.
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