by Altamirano, Ignacio Manuel; Allt, Mary (Translator)
160 pp. Hardcover in slipcase. Includes wood engravings by Zelma Blakely. "Taking place in the years of civil war which followed Juarez's Mexican revolution, it tells the tale of two beautiful women who live in a Mexican village and are looked after by the elder woman's mother. The elder, Manuela, is being courted by a morally upright farmer, whom she despises, for she is really in love with the notorious local bandit-leader El Zarco, with whom she has secret liaisons."Keywords: MEXICAN MEXICO EL ZARCO THE BANDIT IGNACIO MANUAL ALTAMIRANO MEXICAN REVOLUTION MEXICAN CIVIL WAR HISTORICAL FICTION Hardcover in slipcase, light wear to slipcase and cover, pages lightly toned. London: Folio Society, 1957. Not Set/No Jacket. Zelma Blakely. (Inventory #: 2196606)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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