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El Ángel Subterráneo.

Buenos Aires: Editorial Sur, October 1959. Argentine first edition of The Subterraneans, translated into Spanish by J. R. Wilcock. Front cover artwork by Ricardo de los Heros. Originally published by Grove Press in 1958, The Subterraneans is a semi-fictional account of the author’s short romance with a black woman named Alene Lee (Mardou Fox) in San Francisco, 1953 [Charters D58].

Crown octavo (8vo), 144 pp. In original pictorial uncoated wrappers with French flaps printed in green and black. All edges of the text block are untrimmed and unstained. Published in the uncut state. Very light wear to spine and extremities, else near fine, tightly bound and clean. Additional photos available on request.