Item #8834 A Man Called Cervantes [First Edition]. Bruno Frank, H. T. Lowe-Porter, Trans.

A Man Called Cervantes [First Edition]

New York: The Viking Press, 1935.

First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/4" X 5 1/2". viii, 301pp. Book presents nicely with unclipped dust jacket encased in protective archival sleeve. Wear to jacket with rubbing and toning to covers and creasing and chipping to corners and edges. Foxing to inside of jacket. Bound in red cloth over boards with spine and front cover stamped in black. Rubbing and toning to covers of boards. Gentle bumps to corners and edges. Lean to spine. Previous owner's name in ink to front free endpaper. Light foxing to front and rear paste-downs and endpapers. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

The life of Cervantes is brought vividly alive in this exciting and well written novel. This is not a biography but, way more fun, is a fictionalized account that let's the author use his fantastic ability to imagine the life and thoughts of a historical figure. Every writer of misfortune and a life-long struggle to create his art will recognize himself in these pages, and perhaps be inspired to ignore the minor significance of accidental circumstances.(Publisher). Good / good. Item #8834

Price: $20.00

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