Large 8vo, pp. 284, ; a very good copy, printed on ‘Hammermill’ paper, folded in sheets as issued, in the original printed wrappers, a few spots to wrappers and page edges; stamp of Daniel Devoto and Mariz Beatriz del Valle-Inclán to first (blank) leaf; in the original cream card folder and slip-case (worn).
US $777 €630
A presentation copy of the first edition of Lange’s prize-winning autobiographical Childhood Notebooks, dedicated to Oliverio Girondo. This is copy no. 6 of 22 on ‘Hammermill’ paper, numbered and signed by the author (from a total edition of 725).
With a long signed ms. inscription: ‘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.’
From the library of Daniel Devoto and Maria Beatriz del Valle-Inclán.
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