First Edition. Cueva del Rio dustjacket art. Urban adventure novel of a Native Mexican who moves to the city and discovers "the Mexico of fiestas and superstitions, religious pageantry and cock fights and revolutions..." where he falls in love with a Mestizo, who in the end he deserts because of their differing heritages. An early novel, or perhaps as the dustjacket copy states, the first novel of Mexican natives. Very Good, some soiling or spotting to cloth, in Very Good dustjacket, abrasion and closed tears at mid front spine edge, some nicking and wear.