Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990. 1st Edition. 8vo. Near Fine / Fine. Item #16608
A translated, signed first edition from Noble Prize-Winning Mario Vargas Llosa. Before and among the chapters within the erotic novel are exquisite glossy reprints of famous oils on canvas from the 16th through the 20th century.
“Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, and essayist. A leading writer of his generation and one of Latin America’s most significant novelists and essayists, Vargas Llosa writes across an array of literary genres, including literary criticism and journalism. He has lectured and taught at universities in the United States, South America, and Europe. Vargas Llosa is the author of more than 30 works of nonfiction, plays, and novels. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010 and in the same year received the Degree of Letters from the City College of New York, where he also delivered the President’s Lecture. His works have been translated into more than 45 languages.”- Wiki
Navy cloth. Tight square binding. Clean interior. Dust jacket in Fine condition. Presents handsomely in archival mylar.
A unique addition to any international collector’s library or Nobel-Winning collection.