Red cloth, red top-stain, gilt lettered on spine in price-intact dust jacket, pp. 358 + 64 inserted leaves with monochrome reproductions of bull-fights on the recto and short description on the verso. Damp stain to lower end of front board affecting the front pastedown, previous owner's ink signature dated "Madrid, July/64" on front pastedown beneath dj flap, otherwise a very good copy. Dust jacket is rubbed and soiled, with chips at the spine ends affecting the word "Death", 'v' shaped chips to the spine joints at the head, and nicks to the other tips, tiny stamp in Spanish on rear flap. "Primarily this book is about the art of bull-fighting. . Woven into the book there are several short stories - one of them, 'The Natural History of Death', among the finest that the author has done; ." - dj flap. Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Death in the Afternoon. With Eighty-one ...
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Publication Date: 1963
Binding: Cloth with Dust Jacket
Book Condition: Very Good
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