Buenos Aires: Guillermo Kraft Limitada, 1952. Limited Edition. Hardcover. This Limited Edition No. DLXIX of DCL copies was pubished as a tribute on the 25th anniversary of the author's death. Large 8vo. 294,  pp. Illustrations by Alberto Guiraldes. Preliminary Note by Adelina Del Carril, wife of the author. SIGNED by Ms. del Carril in the colophon. Maroon leather with gilt ruling & lettering; gilt dentelles; cream silk moire endpapers; maroon silk ribbon. Housed in publisher's maroon slipcase. This copy has a presentation inscription to Dr. B. G. Cass, Mayor of Buenos Aires, May of 1957 from the Minister of the Navy, Rear Admiral Teodoro E. Hartung, with his calling card laid in. A near fine copy (light spine fading; small nick to front edge) in very good slipcase. Item #15112
Guiraldes (1886 - 1927), an Argentine novelist and poet and one of the most significant Argentine writers of his era, is particularly known for this novel which he set amongst the gauchos. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.