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-Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some shelf wear and minor edge chips, unfortunate inch sized chip at rear panel.