CUENTOS TICOS: SHORT STORIES OF COSTA RICA ... The Translations and Introductory Sketch by Gray Casement. Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Company Publishers, 1905. Octavo, pp. [1-12]  2-293 [294-295: map] [296: blank], 48 illustrations from photographs of Costa Rica, double page map, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind. First edition. Ten stories prefaced by "A Central American Arcadia," a 72-page illustrated article on Costa Rica. Some of the stories (such as "Los Gatos Demoniacos") are spiced with the supernatural, embodying native superstitions of the country. "Un Santo Milagroso," which connects smugglers and a saint's statue, is rationalized. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, a very good copy. (#116434).
First edition so stated on copyright page.