ANTOLOGIA DE LA LITERATURA FANTASTICA. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, . Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-238 [329: printer's imprint] [330-332: blank], original white wrappers printed light gray, dark gray and red, all edges untrimmed. First edition. A classic, influential anthology first published in 1940 and revised twice. Collects fifty-four fantasy stories, sketches and vignettes from ancient Chinese to modern American, British and French literature by Jean Cocteau, Jorge Luis Borges, Leon Bioy, Lord Dunsany, G. K. Chesterton, Franz Kafka, James Joyce, Olaf Stapledon, Lewis Carroll, and others. An edition in English, translated from the 1976 revised edition, THE BOOK OF FANTASY, was published in America in 1989. Barron, ed., Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5-336. Some dust soiling to rear cover, touch of fade to spine panel, but a nearly fine copy. A lovely copy of a seminal collection of fantastic fiction. Rare in this condition. (#162924).
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