Death in the Afternoon. With Eighty-one Reproductions from Photographs


Published by Jonathan Cape, London, 1963
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Title: Death in the Afternoon. With Eighty-one ...

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London

Publication Date: 1963

Binding: Cloth with Dust Jacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good +

Edition: Reprint


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 # 18991

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