Book #19013

Of Love and Shadows - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Isabel Allende
Of Love and Shadows - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Isabel Allende.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [viii], 274, [6] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987.
ISBN: 0394549627

A handsome first US edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in about Fine dust-jacket. Publisher's promotional card laid in. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down.

At the center of Allende's second novel are upper class daughter Irene Beltrán and photographer Francisco Leal, fated, under the most desperate circumstances to fall totally in love.

Basis for the motion picture starring Antonio Banderas.

Price: $29.00

Author Bio

Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende Llona (born August 2, 1942 in Lima, Peru) is a Chilean writer. She is one of the most prominent woman writers in Latin America and she is considered to be the “the world’s most widely read Spanish-language author”. Some of her novels include The House of the Spirits (1982) and Eva Luna (1987). Isabel Allende has received the Grand Prix d’Evasion and the Chevalier des Artes et des Lettres distinction from France, the Bancarella Prize from Italy, and the Gabriela Mistral Prize from Chile. She currently resides in San Rafael, California.