THE GAUCHO MARTIN FIERRO. Adapted from the Spanish and rendered into English verse by Walter Owen. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, n.d. [circa 1936]. Octavo, drawings by Alberto Guiraldes, bound in horsehide with branded lettering and figure on front cover and rawhide thong ties, top edge stained brown. Later printing of facsimile reprint of the 1935 Shakespeare Head edition. Epic poem about cowboy life in Argentina. The translator, Walter Owen, was a member of the Inklings writer group in England, and wrote a witchcraft novel, MORE THINGS IN HEAVEN (1947). A fine copy in an atmospheric binding. (#142669).

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