HERNANDEZ, José. The Gaucho Martin Fierro. Adapted from the Spanish and rendered into English Verse by Walter Owen with Drawings by Alberto Güiraldes. Buenos Aires, Editorial Pampa, .
Royal 8vo. Original leatherette with illustrated dust-wrappers, illustrated endpapers; pp. xxxvi, , 328, portrait of the translator, illustrations in the text; a very attractive copy with distributor's label and gift inscription on front fly leaf.
First English language edition to be published in South America, number 517 of a total print run of 3020. This 19th-century work is considered the greatest epic of the South American world, and is central to Argentinian culture.