Buenos Aires: Peuser Ltda. 1942. Limited edition. Numerous drawings throughout, with a section of black and white photographic plates. Vellum over beveled boards. Quarto. 224 pages. A few light extremity rubs and abrasions, spotting to endpapers. Interior clean, binding sturdy. Near fine overall.
A classic on the traditions, methods, and folklore of northern Argentina's cowboys. Winner of first prize in regional literature and folklore awarded by Argentina's National Commission of Culture. Text is in Spanish. This edition is illustrated with charming line drawings throughout plus a section of photographs.
This copy is bound in vellum and is decorated with a striking hand colored illustration and titles by Ramón Fernández Latapiat. Two braided vellum loop and knot closures along fore edge.