Santa Fe: The Museum of New Mexico Press, 1980. Jaime Valdez. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 174pp. Octavo [22 cm] Orange cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. Very minor edge wear to the spine and covers. The front free endsheet has the previous owners' names above the author's inscription. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with a heavily sunned spine and mild rubbing. The rear panel is also sunned near the jacket's spine. The edges are lightly creased, and have several closed tears. The longest closed tear is 1 and 1/2 inches long. Item #34947
Inscribed by Rudolfo Anaya on the front free endsheet. Rudolfo Anaya is the author of award-winning Bless Me, Ultima. From the dust jacket- "Ghosts, witches, rogues and clever animals- this new bilingual volume of cuentos makes available a fascinating collection of twenty-three traditional stories to all those who appreciate the Hispanic folklore of New Mexico and southern Colorado."