Salarrue [Salazar Arrue, Salvador Efrain]. (1899-1975) LA ESPADA / y otras narraciones
San Salvador, El Salvador: Minsterio de Cultura, Departamento Editorial, (1960). (1960). Very good
San Salvador, El Salvador: Minsterio de Cultura, Departamento Editorial, (1960).. (1960).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wraps. The wraps are bumped, soiled & chipped around the edges with a few small stains to the rear wrap. The head of the spine is chipped with part of the surface rubbed away & there is a tear to the tail. 289 &  pages plus colophon. Illustrated with black-and-white plates by Carlos Canas. The contents are very good.
Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "Para mi buen amigo y hermano Mario Rosenthal con un fuerte abrazo de Salarrue / [...] abril, 1961". From the library of Mario Rosenthal, author of "Guatemala: The Story of an Emergent Latin-American Democracy".
Salazar Arrue, known by the pseudonym "Salarrue" was a writer, poet and painter, who is considered one of the greatest exponents of Salvadoran narrative and one of the founders of a new Latin American school of folkloric narrative ["narrativa costumbrista"]. First Edition.