Albuquerque: Parjarito Publications, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #21523 .
Thin 4to. Unpaginated (20 pp.) Glossy illustrated boards printed in two colors. Charmingly illustrated throughout.
A bilingual children's story, with English on one page and Spanish on the next. The great bell in the church of San Agustín in Tucson stopped tolling after its bellringer died. The sky turned gray, plants wilted, and the Old Pueblo was sad. Until a vaquero came down from the mountains.....
A Special International Year of the Child Publication. A fine copy.
Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper.
Early and scarce work by Martín.