Lynn DeWeese-Parkinson
Pasaje del Rocio 16
Sección Jardines
Playas de Tijuana
CP 22504 Tijuana BC

BOX 836
710 E San Ysidro Blvd.
San Ysidro CA 92173

TEL: (664)609-6667
From USA: (011-52-664)609-6667

Send us E-mail at lynn@bibliophilegroup.com


All books are hardback unless otherwise indicated.

371., Abreu Gomez, Emilio. CANEK: HISTORY AND LEGEND OF A MAYA HERO. Berkeley, University of California, 1979. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 68pp . Near fine in price clipped dust jacket. A fictionalized history, biography, written in fragments, of the great leader of the Yucatan Mayan revolt of 1761. $20.00

1357., Alessio Robles, Miguel. CONTEMPLANDO EL PASADO. Mexico, Editorial Stylo, 1950. 1st edition. 16mo. 318pp . Lightly soiled, very good; paperback. In Spanish. A collection of wide ranging essays, history, travel, literary criticism, several on Cervantes & Azorin, Obregon & Europe. $15.00

3390., Arguelles Bringas, Roberto (prologue, sellection & bibliography by Serge I. Zaitzeff). FUERZA Y DOLOR: ANTOLOGIA POETICA DE ROBERTO ARGUELLES BRINGAS. Mexico, Sepsetentas, 1975. 1st edition. 16mo. 191pp . near fine; paperback. In Spanish. The first publication in book form of the poetry of a late 19th century Mexican admired by Nervo, Campos, Tablada, & Reyes. $15.00

2424., Bemelmans, Ludwig. ARE YOU HUNGRY ARE YOU COLD. Cleveland, World, 1960. 1st edition. 8vo. 245pp . Near fine in dust jacket, jacket slightly faded at spine. A novel of pre & post WWII Europe by the author of Madeline. One chapter has the protagonists attending a bullfight. $20.00

1858., Benitez, Sandra. A PLACE WHERE THE SEA REMEMBERS. Minneapolis, Coffee House Press, 1993. 2nd printing. Small 8vo. 163pp . About fine in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author. A novel by the Puerto Rican prize winning author of love and tragedy in a small Mexican costal village. $15.00

2238., Boullosa, Carmen. THEY'RE COWS, WE'RE PIGS. New York, Grove Press, 1997. 1st US edition. Small 8vo. 180pp . About fine in dust jacket. A funny, poignant novel of pirates in the Caribbean by one of the preeminent Mexican women writers, brazen & ribald. $12.50

3603., Camp, Roderic A. (illustrated by Lawrence Mills). MEMOIRS OF A MEXICAN POLITICIAN. Albuquerque, University of New Mexico, 1988. 8vo. 230pp . About fine; paperback. A novel based on the life of lawyer, politician Antonio Gutierrez Enriquez runs from the revolution to 1970. $9.50

1055., Carballido, Emilio. EL SOL. Mexico, Joaquin Mortiz, 1970. 1st edition. 16mo. 121pp . Lightly soiled, very good; paperback. In Spanish. A novel from an author from Veracruz of adolescence & crime & the death of a hermit. $10.00

1089., Castellanos, Rosario. BALUN-CANAN. Mexico, FCE, 1973. 2nd edition. 5th printing. 16mo. 291pp . Lightly creased, very good; paperback. In Spanish. A novel of Comitan, Chiapas with two main characters, indigenous & white. $9.50

1117., Castro Leal, Antonio. LAS CIEN MEJORES POESIAS LIRICAS MEXICANAS. Mexico, Editorial Porrua, 1953. 4th edition. 12mo. 306pp . Lightly browned covers, very good; paperback. In Spanish. The selection includes Prieto, Tablada, Justo Sierra, Lopez Velarde, Nervo, Sor Juana, Abad, & others. $10.00

846., Castro, Carlo Antonio. LOS HOMBRES VERDADEROS. Xalapa, Universidad Veracruzana, 1959. 1st edition. Small 8vo. 143pp . Rubbed spine, good, tight copy; paperback. In Spanish. A novel of village life of the Tzeltales, a highland Chiapan people, neighbors of the Tzotziles with much ceremonial data. $15.00

1468., Chencinsky, Jacobo. LAS MUERTES DE EDGARDO. Barcelona, Barral Editores, 1974. 1st edition. 8vo. 334pp . Very good; paperback in acetate wrapper. In Spanish. A Mexican novel of multiple veiwpoints. $15.00

950., Christ, Ronald, ed. REVIEW 72: FOCUS ON OCTAVIO PAZ AND SEVERO SARDUY. Fall, 1972. New York, 8vo. 75pp . Soiled, good, tight copy; paperback. Interview with Paz, autobiographical essay by Sarduy, criticism by a variety of writers. $15.00

1813., Coan, Otis W. & Richard G. Lillard. AMERICA IN FICTION: AN ANNOTATED LIST OF NOVELS THAT INTERPRET ASPECTS OF LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AND MEXICO. Palo Alto, Pacific Books, 1967. 5th edition. 8vo. 232pp . Pencil marginalia, good, tight copy in worn dust jacket. A standard reference guide with helpful annotations including only books written in or translated to English. $10.00

727., Coccioli, Carlo. MANUEL THE MEXICAN. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1958. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 370pp . Very good in lightly worn dust jacket, jacket spine sunned. A novel of the life of a man from the village of Tepoztlan who wanders the length & breadth of Mexico after the Revolution. $15.00

1377., Cortazar, Julio & Max-Pol Fouchet (edited & designed by Aline Elmayan & Antoine Capel). LEONARDO NIERMAN. Greenwich, Lublin Graphics, 1975. 1st edition. Oblong folio. 141pp . About fine in dust jacket. Well illustrated. In French, Spanish & English. An essay by Cortazar & poem by Fouchet introduce the art of Nierman. $75.00

2064., De Carlo, Andrea. YUCATAN. New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 213pp . Small black mark at top edge, else about fine in dust jacket. A novel of magic and love in Yucatan by one of Italy's foremost young writers. $12.50

1052., De Hernandez Diaz, Celia. PORQUE SON HIJOS NO DESEADOS. Mexico, Editorial Jus, 1973. 1st edition. Square 8vo. 93pp . Very good. In Spanish. Illustrated by Jesus Hernandez Diaz. #1662 of an edition limited to 2000 copies. Poetry celebrating the humble & poor. $12.50

2699., Delgado, Rafael. LA CANDELARIA. Orizaba, Pablo Franch, 1891. 1st edition. 8vo. 355pp . Cloth backed marbled boards w/ original wrappers, edge wear. Bookplate of Frederick Starr with his notes on rear wrapper. A great Mexican "costumbrista" novel of the 19th century. $125.00

2639., Diaz Miron, Salvador. SUS MEJORES POEMAS. Madrid, Editorial America, ca1930. 12mo. 144pp . Very good, light underlining in prologue. The great lyric poet of Veracruz of the late 19th & early 20th centuries, a poet of democracy, much like Whitman. $20.00

1210., Elizondo, Salvador. LA LUZ QUE REGRESA: ANTOLOGIA 1985. Mexico, FCE, 1985. 1st edition. 16mo. 242pp . Very good; paperback. In Spanish. Short stories and/or literary essays on the subculture of existentialism, sadism, eroticism, & magic, hints of Poe & Mann. $10.00

3516., Esquivel, Laura. SWIFT AS DESIRE. New York, Crown, 2001. 1st US edition. 12mo. 207 . About fine in dust jacket. Another romantic novel by the author of Like Water for Chocolate, keeping secrets always leads to unhappiness. $9.50

2038., Esquivel, Laura. THE LAW OF LOVE. New York, Crown, 1996. 1st English edition. 8vo. 266pp . About fine in dust jacket. Includes a cd with 11 songs. A novel of love in Mexico City 3 centuries in the future by the author of Like Water for Chocolate. $15.00

236., Fuentes, Carlos. A NEW TIME FOR MEXICO. New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1996. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 216pp . About fine in dust jacket. An assessment of modern Mexico, Zapatistas, the P.R.I., assassinations, & moves toward democracy. $11.50

478., Fuentes, Carlos. CHRISTOPHER UNBORN. New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989. 1st edition. 8vo. 531pp . About fine in dust jacket, tiny wrinkle in jacket. A novel of the apocalyptic "Makesicko City," funny, farcical, & frightening, narrated by a fetus. $15.00

879., Fuentes, Carlos. DIANA: THE GODDESS WHO HUNTS ALONE. New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1995. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 218pp . About fine in dust jacket. A novel of the beautiful U.S. actress in Mexico, set in 1969, of intrigue, Black Panthers, the F.B.I., & the 1960's. $11.50

1120., Fuentes, Carlos. TERRA NOSTRA. New York, Farrar Straus Giroux, 1976. 1st edition. 8vo. 778pp . Lightly soiled, very good in rubbed, price clipped dust jacket. A Fuentes novel I have never been able to finish, but I am told it is his masterwork. I've tried 3 times. $15.00

1421., Fuentes, Carlos. THE CAMPAIGN. New York, Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1991. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 246pp . Near fine in dust jacket. Fuentes explores themes of South American revolution in this novel set in Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Peru, & Mexico. $15.00

1506., Fuentes, Carlos. THE ORANGE TREE. New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994. 1st edition. 8vo. 229pp . About fine in dust jacket. Mexico's most gifted story teller here gives us 5 novellas to entertain, instruct, & provoke. $12.50

3703., Gamboa, Federico. SANTA. Mexico, Ediciones Botas, 1947. 13th edition. 8vo. 339pp . Very good, bright cover; paperback. In Spanish. One of the great Mexican novels of the turn of the 20th century. $12.50

2458., Garibay K., Angel Ma. PANORAMA LITERARIO DE LOS PUEBLOS NAHUAS. Mexico, Editorial Porrua, 1987. 6th edition. 12mo. 163pp . Lightly rubbed, very good; paperback. In Spanish. Bibliography. Nahuatl poetry & prose discussed with many examples, both pre- & post-conquest. $10.00

811., Gervitz. Gloria. PYTHIA. Mexico, Mario del Valle Editor, 1993. 1st edition. 8vo. 46pp . About fine; paperback; In Spanish. Inscribed by the author. 1000 copies. Illustrated with 3 collotype photographs by Luz Maria Mejia. Poetry sposored by el Consejo Nacional para Cultura. $20.00

1817., Gonzalez, Manuel Pedro. MOTIVOS DE LIRICA AMERICANA (VARIACIONES EN TORNO A MANUEL JOSE OTHON). Santiago de Chile, Editorial Nacimento, 1935. 8vo. 47pp . Very good; paperback. In Spanish. Reprinted from Atenea. Literary biography & criticism of the naturalist poet of San Luis Potosi. $17.50

1005., Ibarguengoitia, Jorge. TWO CRIMES. Boston, David R. Godine, 1979. 1st edition. 8vo. 197pp . About fine in dust jacket. A comic novel of a Mexico City radical on the run, the second in English by the award winning Mexican author. $15.00

830., Jimenez Rueda, Julio. ANTOLOGIA DE LA PROSA EN MEXICO. Mexico, Universidad Nacional, 1931. 1st edition. 12mo. 305pp . Normal browning, very good; cloth backed boards. In Spanish. Introductory essays & selections from Sor Juana, Fernandez de Lizardi, de Zavala, Alaman, Riva Palacio, Justo Serra, & others. $12.50

2134., Jimenez Rueda, Julio. CANDIDO CORDERO, EMPLEADO PUBLICO: FARSA EN TRES ACTOS. Mexico, SEP, 1929. Small 8vo. 135pp . Ex-library, chipped spine, tight working copy. A play, a comedy of the pitfalls & possibilities of public service. $15.00

2047., Labastida, Jaime. A LA INTEMPERIE. Guyamas, Joaquin Mortiz, 1970. 1st edition. 8vo. 67pp . Light rubbing, very good; paperback. In Spanish. #433 of 1500 copies. Poetry of the left; Poema en Tiempo de Guerra (en la Muerte del Comandante Guevara) is my favorite. $15.00

4001. MacLean, Alistair. CARAVAN TO VACCARES. London, Collins, 1970. 1st edition. Small 8vo. 251pp. Very good in price clipped dust jacket. A thriller novel set in a Gypsy pilgrimage in Provence which includes scenes of Provencal cours-libre in the bull ring. $10.00.

2264., Madero, Luis Octavio. "LOS ALZADOS" Y "SINDICATO": TEATRO REVOLUCIONARIO MEXICANO. Mexico, Editorial Mexico Nuevo, 1937. 1st edition. 8vo. 80pp . Soiled cover, good, tight copy; paperback. In Spanish. Two plays by the Mexican Communist Party playwright. $25.00

442., Marquez, Arturo. PRIMO TEMPO 1955-1963. Mexico, Serie Excalibur, Small 8vo. 28pp . Very good; craft paper binding. In Spanish. Number 8 in this poetry series. Undated but probably published in the early 1990's. $9.50

3184., Mastretta, Angeles. LOVESICK. New York, Riverhead Books, 1997. 1st edition. 8vo. 292pp . About fine in dust jacket. A novel by the number-one best selling Mexican author of love in the privileged class of pre-revolutionary Puebla. $10.00

705., Melnykovich, George. REALITY AND EXPRESSION IN THE POETRY OF CARLOS PELLICER. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina, 1979. 8vo. 150pp . Green marks on edges, otherwise good, tight copy; paperback. 13 page bibliography. Analysis of one of Mexico's great "Modernist" poets. $9.50

1068., Michener, James A. MIRACLE IN SEVILLE. New York, Random House, 1995. 1st edition. 8vo. 107pp . About fine in dust jacket; Illustrated by John Fulton. A grown-up's fantasy of the battle between matador & breeder of bulls & the Virgin & a Gypsy fortune teller. $10.00

2677., Mieza, Carmen. LA IMPOSIBLE CANCION. Barcelona, Marte Ediciones, 1965. 1st edition. 12mo. 239pp . Light edge wear, very good. Inscribed by the author. A novel of the Mexican left by a Spanish exile. In Spanish. $15.00

56., Niggli, Josephina. STEP DOWN, ELDER BROTHER. New York, Rinehart, 1947. 1st edition. 8vo. 374pp . Very good in lightly rubbed, chipped dust jacket. The author's first novel, of revolutionary change & generational conflict in 20th century Mexico. $12.50

145., Novo, Salvador. THE WAR OF THE FATTIES AND OTHER STORIES FROM AZTEC HISTORY. Austin, University of Texas, 1994. 1st edition. 8vo. 232pp . About fine; paperback. Essays, short stories, plays, & poems, a light, accurate introduction to Aztec culture. $9.50

2713., Padilla, Ezequiel. THE MEXICAN AUTHOR. Mexico, Mexican Editorial Agency, 1941. 1st edition. 8vo. 14pp . Light soiling, very good; staple bound paperback. Text of a speech honoring the author Jose C. Valades upon the publication of his El Porfirismo. $10.00

582., Pardo Garcia, German. DESNUDEZ. Mexicoc, Libros de Mexico, 1973. 1st edition. 4to. 152pp . Very good in dust jacket, partially uncut. Poetry. $20.00

563., Pardo Garcia, German. EL HEROE. Mexicoc, Libros de Mexico, 1975. 1st edition. 4to. 53pp . Very good in dust jacket, partially uncut. Poetry. $15.00

242., Pardo Garcia, German. MI PERRO Y LAS ESTRELLAS. Mexico, Editorial Libros de Mexico, 1974. 1st edition. 4to. 172pp . About fine in dust jacket. In Spanish. Poetry by a Colombian long in exile in Mexico, a lovely book with decorated end papers & "distressed" edges. $27.50

366., Parmenter, Ross. LAWRENCE IN OAXACA: A QUEST FOR THE NOVELIST IN MEXICO. Salt Lake City, Peregrine Smith, 1984. 1st edition. 8vo. 384pp . Near fine in dust jacket. Endpaper maps, 16 pages of photographs. The story of D.H. Lawrence in the winter of 1924-25. $15.00

746., Paz, Octavio. EL MONO GRAMATICO. Madrid, Seix Barral, 1974. 12mo. 142pp . Very good, lightly yellowed covers; glossy, paperback. 1st Spanish language edition. Prose-poetry thoughts on Tantric Buddism, art & other subjects. $37.50

3142., Paz, Octavio. EL SIGNO Y EL GARABATO. Mexico, Joaquin Mortiz, 1973. 1st edition. 12mo. 213pp . Lightly browned, very good; paperback. In Spanish. #2743 of 4000 copies. 4 essays of literary criticism range from haiku to Tagore, Tamayo, Baudelaire & theory of translation. $25.00

2695., Paz, Octavio. THE MONKEY GRAMMARIAN. New York, Seaver Books, 1981. 1st US edition. Small 8vo. 162pp . Very good in dust jacket. Translated by Helen R. Lane. $25.00

1035., Paz, Octavio. THE OTHER VOICE: ESSAYS ON MODERN POETRY. New York, Harcourt Brace, 1990. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 160pp . About fine in dust jacket. 7 elegant essays explain the range of modern poetry while chastising Anglocentric criticism. $12.50

2511., Perez G., Cristina. FIABE. Mexico, self published, 1994. 1st edition. 8vo. pp . Near fine; paperback. In Spanish. Edition limited to 300 copies. Unpaginated, approx. 100pp. Nicely inscribed in English by the author. A series of seemingly autobiographical short stories. $25.00

676., Pfandl, Ludwig. DIE ZEHNTE MUSE VON MEXICO: JUANA INES DE LA CRUZ. Munchen, Verlag Hermann Rinn, nd (1947). 1st edition. 8vo. 359pp . Slight cover warping, good, tight copy with torn dust jacket. Published by US military license. From the library of Benzion Hibel, forbidden under Nazi's for psychoanalitic analysis. $75.00

2304., Reyes, Alfonso. OBRAS COMPLETAS, Vol II: VISION DE ANAHUAC; LAS VISPERAS DE ESPAN~A; CALENDARIO. Mexico, Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1956. 1st thus edition. 8vo. 374pp . Light pencil marginalia, very good in dust jacket. In Spanish. Vision is what it is to be a literary Mexican; Visperas is a view of Spain through Mexican eyes; Calendario is epigramatic. $17.50

1313., Robinson, Cecil (illustrated from drawings by H. Beaumont Williams). WITH THE EARS OF STRANGERS: THE MEXICAN IN AMERICAN LITERATURE. Tucson, University of Arizona, 1963. 1st edition. 8vo. 338pp . Edge wear, soiled boards, good, tight copy. Bibliography. Covers both Mexico & the Hispanic Southwest, includes Cather, Cooper, Witter Bynner, Harte, Twain, Steinbeck, Horgan & others. $10.00

1968., Rojas Garciduen~as, Jose, ed. AUTOS Y COLOQUIOS DEL SIGLO XVI. Mexico, Universidad Nacional, 1939. 1st edition. Small 8vo. 173pp . Very good; paperback. In Spanish. 4 16th century religious theater works with an introductory essay & notes. $15.00

1916., Romero Carren~o, Alfonso. MAL PAIS. Mexico, Ediciones Botas, 1958. 1st edition. 8vo. 218pp . Very good in lightly worn dust jacket. In Spanish. Nicely inscribed by the author. The novel won the Premio de Literatura Miguel Lanz Duret. $35.00

452., Ruz, Hugo. LA ESTACION ENVINADA. Mexico, Serie Excalibur, Small 8vo. 50pp . Very good; craft paper binding. In Spanish. Number 5 in this poetry series. Undated but probably published in the early 1990's. $9.50

351., Sainz, Gustavo. THE PRINCESS OF THE IRON PALACE. New York, Grove Press, 1987. 1st edition. 8vo. 307pp . About fine in dust jacket. A very funny, wacky book. A novel by the celebrated Mexican writer now living in New Mexico of the fantasies of a teenage shop girl in Mexico City. $12.50

1061., Scott, Paul. THE CORRIDA AT SAN FELIU. New York, William Morrow, 1964. 1st edition. 8vo. 277pp . Very good in lightly worn dust jacket. A highly literary novel with its climax in a Spanish bullfight by the author of The Raj Quartet. $25.00

3088., Sierra, Justo. PROSAS. Mexico, Universidad Nacional, 1939. 12mo. 219pp . Browned, good, tight copy; paperback. In Spanish. Short stories, historical essays, speeches & the last letter of one of Mexico's foremost academics. $15.00

460., Taibo, Paco Ignacio II. AN EASY THING. New York, Viking, 1990. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 230pp . About fine in dust jacket. Blend Hammett & Garcia Marquez, a dose of humor & ken of Mexican history to produce Mexico's greatest mystery novelist. $12.50

991., Taibo, Paco Ignacio II. FOUR HANDS. New York, St Martin's, 1994. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 378pp . About fine in dust jacket. Another great & funny mystery by the Hammett & Planeta prize winner, here Stan Laurel witnesses Pancho Villa's assassination. $15.00

1282., Taibo, Paco Ignacio II. LEONARDO'S BICYCLE. New York, Mysterious Press, 1995. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 453pp . About fine in dust jacket. The 3rd Hammett Award winner for the author, tying together contemporary Ciudad Juarez & 1920's Spain, another mystery novel. $17.50

1062., Taibo, Paco Ignacio II. LIFE ITSELF. New York, Mysterious Press, 1994. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 210pp . About fine in dust jacket. A professional mystery writer is unprepared for real dead bodies in a revolutionary mining town in this novel. $15.00

1208., Taibo, Paco Ignacio II. RETURN TO THE SAME CITY. New York, Mysterious Press, 1996. 1st U.S. edition. Small 8vo. 178pp . About fine in dust jacket. Arms trade, drug trade & the assassination of Olaf Palme figure prominently in this murder mystery by Mexico's hard boiled. $12.50

1750., Taibo, Paco Ignacio II. SOME CLOUDS. New York, Viking, 1992. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo. 163pp . Remainder mark, else about fine in dust jacket. A murder mystery thriller with Hector Belascoaran Shayne set in modern Mexico City & reflecting its labyrinth of corruption. $12.50

1794., Verduzco, Fray Jeronimo. MADRE DE AMERICA: POESIA. Puebla, Puebla de Nuestra Sen~ora, 1972. 1st edition. Large 8vo. 159pp . Lightly bumped at corners, very good; paperback. In Spanish. #306 of 1000 copies. Poems of and to the Virgin of Guadalupe, illustrated. $15.00

2414., Whiting, Charles. HEMINGWAY GOES TO WAR. Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1999. Reprint edition. 12mo. 292pp . Lightly creased spine, very good, paperback. Hemingway in WWII, nothing to do with bullfighting but a telling piece of the Hemingway story. $10.00

2241., Yanez, Adriana. EL MOVIMIENTO SURREALISTA. Mexico, Joaquin Moritz, 1979. 1st edition. 16mo. 95pp . Lightly bumped, soiled, very good; paperback. In Spanish. Bibliography. Historical essay on surrealism by a Mexican poet. $10.00


E-mail or phone your order to me; I will confirm. There is only one copy of most books, so the first order will get the book. Initial numbers are inventory control numbers; please include number & author or a word or two from the title as a check to insure getting the correct book.

Orders will be held for payment for 2 weeks.

Books will be sent when your check or money order is received or payment is made by Visa, Master or American Express card. Payment by check or money order to "Lynn DeWeese-Parkinson", please. Other billing arrangements by mutual agreement. All prices and payments in US$, please. Institutions accommodated. Trade courtesies extended except on consignment items.

Shipping, U.S. Postal Service, within the United States is not charged. Appropriate shipping charges outside the U.S. added.

All books are returnable within 1 week for a full refund, if not satisfactory.

Thank you.