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BORGES, Jorge Luis.

The Congress.

Translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni in collaboration with the author.

London: Enitharmon Press, 1974 Stock Code: 147822
£1,250.00
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Signed by Borges

First edition in English in book form, number 82 of 250 copies prepared on Glastonbury Book Antique paper, this copy is additionally signed by Borges on the front free endpaper.

An additional 50 copies were signed by Borges and the translator, and printed on Glastonbury Coloured Antique Laid paper. The English translation was first published in the New Yorker in 1971, and originally published in Spanish in Buenos Aires by El Archibrazo earlier the same year.

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Description

Small quarto. Original brown boards, titles to spine gilt, cream endpapers. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

Tipped-in illustrated portrait frontispiece by Hugo Manning.

Condition

Minimal rubbing to corners. A fine copy in fine jacket.

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