Llanto por Ignacio Sánchez Mejías.
Dibujos de J. Caballero.Madrid: Cruz Y Raya, 1935 Stock Code: 132536
A lament for a matadorFirst edition, first printing, of Lorca's lament for his matador friend, gored to death in August 1934; well-known in literary circles, Mejías was memorialized by various Spanish writers, including Miguel Hernández and Rafael Alberti, but it is Lorca's tribute which has achieved the greatest fame.
Quarto (280 x 217 mm). Recent green quarter morocco, spine lettered in gilt, green cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edge yellow.
Portrait frontispiece and two full-page illustrations by Gaballero.
Bookplate of Anthony Hobson to front pastedown. Some light toning and soiling to contents. A very good copy.
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