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Way of a Gaucho

Way of a Gaucho

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Way of a Gaucho

by Herbert Childs

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  • Near Fine
  • Hardcover
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New York: Prentice Hall, 1948. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First Edition stated on copy right page, inscribed by author Herbert Childs in black ink on half title page, "For Kay & Jack Willi, Friends of Alice & Paul are friends of mine! Best from Herbert Childs", 429 pages, "A moving love story, and a stirring tale of a Gaucho's fight for his way of life, set against the superbly colorful background of Argentina" story set in the last quarter of the 19th century in Argentina. Book is near Fine, very clean maroon cloth with bright silver titles to the spine, touch of bottom edge wear, light eraser mark on first free page, beautiful map end papers, book is tight and square with sound binding, no previous owner bookplate or writing. Jacket is Very Good Plus at least, very colorful illustrations front/rear panel plus spine, random very light edge wear, original $3.00 price intact, spine a tad sunned, shows nicely in a new mylar sleeve. An ultra clean and most presentable inscribed First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Pacific Coast Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
001777
Title
Way of a Gaucho
Author
Herbert Childs
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Prentice Hall
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1948
Keywords
Argentina Fiction, Argentina stories, Herbert Childs

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Inscribed
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Half Title
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Sunned
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Cloth
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Spine
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First Edition
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