Item #38177 El Canto de la Sirena. Miguel. Delhez Cane, Victor.

El Canto de la Sirena.

Buenos Aires: Sociedad de Bibliofilos Argentinos, 1966. 25 pp. Illus. with 3 color plates and 3 woodcuts. 4to. Loose in printed wrappers, laid into a green cloth portfolio and slip case. First edition. A fine copy. Colombo: L'art du livre 419. Item #38177

No. 6 de 90 numbered copies (of a total run of 100) on Charter Eggshell paper. Six colored woodcuts, with the frontispiece signed by the Belgium born artist, Victor Delhez (1902-1985), who was professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cuyo Argentina. Printed in the workshop "Francisco A. Colombo", under the direction of Osvaldo F. Colombo. Edited by Alejandro Shaw and Carlos A. Mignacco. This is the last volume of illustrated stories by national authors published by the Society. Miguel Cane (1851-1905) was an Argentine journalist and author. "El Canto de la Sirena" was a fantasy story of his college years written in 1872 and published in his first book, Ensayos (1877).

Price: $750.00