Dos Oraciones a la Virgen.

Paris, [Carlos Rodriguez-Pintos], 1931.

Small folio, pp. [12], including two full-page illustrations by Alberti and Rodriguez-Pintos; an excellent copy, uncut, folded as issued and laid loose into printed wrappers, a few spots to wrappers.

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First edition, rare, one of 325 copies privately printed by Rodriguez-Pintos (ours is unnumbered). The two poems comprise ‘Nuestra Señora de la Cinta’ by the Uruguayan poet Carlos Rodriguez-Pintos (1895-1985), with an illustration by Alberti; and ‘Nuestra Señora de la Buena Leche’ by Alberti, with an illustration by Rodriguez -Pintos.

OCLC shows copies at BL, Syracuse, Notre Dame, Biblioteca Nacional, and the Sorbonne.

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