Sevilla: J. F. Short, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #19964
Folio. 41pp. Black cloth, gilt vignette on upper board, purple endpapers. Four color plates in rear pocket. Includes Profile of the matador by J.M. de Cossio, Appointment with death by Robert Vavra, Cover drawing for the Llanto by Federico García Lorca, Federico García Lorca by Roy Campbell, Translation of the Llanto and comments on the poem by Roy Campbell, The poem and the paintings by John Fulton Short.
Laid in is a ticket for the Plaza de Toros, Madrid, 20 Sept. 1979, sombra. Also typed letter, signed by Fulton, asking for a subscription to the volume and discussing its then potential contents. Fulton was an artist as well as Spain's first U.S. matador.
First trade edition, One of 900 copies, after a signed limited edition. One corner bumped else a fine copy in the original slipcase. The slipcase is cracked at the folds, lightly worn and soiled. The four plates have traces of offsetting form the endpaper along the right edge, extending no more than 1/8", else they are fine and vibrant.