Item #8268 For the Sake of a Country Within Reach of the Children. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Edith Grossman, Benjamin Villegas, trans., ed.
"The first Spaniards who came to the New World were dazed by the bird song, made dizzy by the purity of the fragrances, and in just a few years had caused the extinction of an exquisite species of mute dog raised by the Indian for food."

For the Sake of a Country Within Reach of the Children

Bogota, CO: Villegas Editores, 1996. Very Good / Very Good +. Item #8268
ISBN: 9789589393284

Bogota: CO: Villegas Editores, 1996. First Edition. Quarto. 147 pages. Photographic dust jacket. Mustard boards stamped in gilt. Color and photo photographs throughout. Black endpapers.

Book-length photo essay on the history of Colombia, touching upon race, colonialism, and environmental degradation.

Dust jacket is lightly worn at edges with some light general scuffing. One inch gash to bottom of rear joint with exposure and loss and bottom corner of final 20 pages slightly crushed. Binding nevertheless sound and pages readable and unmarked.

Price: $125.00