The Blood of the Arena. Vicente Blasco IBANEZ.

The Blood of the Arena. Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Co, 1911.

First Edition. Troy and Margaret West Kinney wrap-around dustjacket art and illustrations. Translated from the Spanish by Frances Douglas. Very scarce and early bullfighting themed novel by the well known Spanish author. The dustjacket copy reads: "This powerful story of bull fighting is by the greatest writer Spain has produced since the Isabellan age. The translation is made by the authority of Senor Ibanez, and the illustrations have been painted in Spain under his supervision". Almost Near Fine in Good dustjacket, few clear tape mends to exterior, rubbing at spine edges, some splitting at rear spine edge, some small edge chips.

Price: $175.00

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