Buenos Aires: Ediciones Dos Amigos, 1984-1987.
Deluxe letterpress illustrated edition of Borges' masterpiece in the original Spanish.175,  pp. (plates included in pagination). Illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait of Borges by Raul Russo and 17 additional engravings by Gabriela Aberastury (3), Julio Pagano (3), Mirta Ripoll (3), and Alicia Scavino (8). (Folio) (13" x 9¾"), loose duernion quires in gray printed wrappers, as issued, all presented in publisher's original clamshell box. No. 34 of an edition limited to 40 copies on Velin d'Arches from a total edition of 42 (2 on Japon). Fine, clamshell box a little bumped and faintly sunned. The magical realist short story collection, beautifully illustrated with hand set type in an edition that took three years to complete. Item #140942925