Cuadernos de Infancia.Buenos Aires: Domingo Viau, 1937 Stock Code: 132555
Signed limited issue, number 6 of 22 copies on Hammermill paper signed by the author on the limitation leaf, out of a total edition of 725; this copy a presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the second front free endpaper: "Para Daniel S. Devoto, atento y fino y minucioso, poblado de palabras y gestos de generosa duración, versallesca y entusiasta presencia en nuestros noches abiganadas de fonéticas inclemencías, este ejemplar, vestido de blanco, con mi amistad que nunca conocerá desfallecimientos. Norah Lange. Nov. 3 1942". Daniel Devoto (1916-2001) was a noted Argentinean writer, musicologist, and hispanist; his and his wife Maria Beatriz del Valle-Inclán's stamp is on the first front free endpaper. Cuadernos de Infancia was Lange's third prose work, based on her childhood.
Octavo. Unsewn sheets as issued, unbound in the wrappers and original glassine, within card chemise and slipcase.
Chemise expertly repaired where panels had detached; very minor wear to slipcase. Book itself with light foxing to covers, else in fine condition.
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