New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1970. First American Edition. The author's sixth book translated into English, and together with Ficciones, the collection he considered his major work. The volume collects 20 stories - eleven of which had never previously appeared in book form in English - and a lengthy autobiographical essay. The English versions of these stories are superb; to this point, di Giovanni's translations were the only ones done with Borges's collaboration. Becco 281. Item #4809
First Printing. Octavo (24cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; ,7-286,pp. Base of spine gently nudged, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $7.95), with some trivial wear to extremities, and a tiny tear with attendant crease at lower edge of front panel; Near Fine.