12mo, pp. , printed on papier vergé; Spanish text with French translation opposite; a very good copy in the original printed wrappers.
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First edition, one of 475 numbered copies, of translations into French by Guy Lévis-Mano of five poems from the Romancero gitano: ‘Saint Gabriel’, ‘La casada infiel’, ‘Romance sonámbulo’, ‘Romance de la Guardia Civil española’ and ‘Romance de la luna, luna’.
Laurenti & Siracusa 381. OCLC records copies at Yale and Princeton only.
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