New York: Malcolm Cowley, 1931.
1st Edition. Signed by Author. Cowley, Malcolm. TLS. New York: August 13th, 1931. 8vo., 1 page 7" 1/2 x 10" on the letterhead of The New Republic addressed to Mr. C. A. Pearce of Harcourt Brace concerning writing a longer review of "Dona Barbara" by Romulo Gallegos. "Don't for the Lord's sake take this suggestion as a criticism of what you have already written, which is excellent. / Sincerely / Malcolm Cowley" In near fine condition. Rómulo Ángel del Monte Carmelo Gallegos Freire (1884 - l1969) was a Venezuelan novelist and politician. For a period of some nine months during 1948, he was the first cleanly elected president in his country's history. Doña Bárbara was first published in 1929. It was described in 1974 as "possibly the most widely known Latin American novel". Duell, Sloan and Pearce was a publishing company located in New York City. It was founded in 1939 by C. Halliwell Duell, Samuel Sloan and Charles A. Pearce.
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