THE LAST PRINCESS: A NOVEL OF THE INCAS. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Locke on front free endpaper. Historical novel set in Peru at the time of the Spanish conquest. The story of the Princess Tacara-mi and of her lover Taclos, minister of Atahualpa, the last Inca. Faint damp stain to spine panel, else a bright, very good copy in very good dust jacket with some edge wear, some foxing to front panel, and stain to spine panel. Accompanied by a pleasant typed letter from Locke to the recipient, dated 23 December 1953, discussing his book and its reception by early reviewers. (#104677).
First edition so stated on copyright page.