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Vertice: Revista Mensual. Year 1, No. 1 (December 1937) through Year 5, No. 27 (February 1942) (all published).

A complete run of 27 issues in 5 volumes, issues ranging from circa 70 to 100 pp., of the rare Argentinian cultural journal, edited by poet Julia Prilutzky-Farny de Zinny, covering topics such as contemporary writing, the national cinema, and literary criticism, with contributions from many notedt writers of the time, including Octavio Ramirez, Horacio Rega Molina, John Dos Passos, Leopoldo Diaz, Pietro Di Donato, Andre Gide, Enrique de Gandia, Fermin Estrella Gutierrez, Miguel A. Camino, Sixto Martelli, and Leonidas Barletta, among many others, especially poets. Scattered illustrations throughout with portraits and caricatures by Argentinian artists and reproductions from drawings and prints, illustrators include Fernando Fresno, Victor Rebuffo, Benjamin Solari Parravicini, Rodolfo Castagna, Cesar Jaimes, Ernesto Arancibia, Alfredo Pachelo, and others. Scattered toning and foxing. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards, original wrpps. bound in, some slight chipping to edges. Buenos Aires, 1937-1942.

On the opening page of the first issue, Vertice establishes itself as "una publicación abierta a todas las ideas y todas las tendencias." Throughout the run of the publication, several issues had a special focus or feature. No. 12 featured an introduction to "cuatro poetas jóvenes", presenting the work of León Benarós, Horacio Fasce, Maria Elisa Galgniana Segura, and Julio Marsago (Julio Porter). Nos. 13 through 17 comprise an "antología de cuentistas rioplatenses", including the works of 34 writers from both sides of the Rio Plata. And nos. 24 through 27 comprise an "antología de sonetos argentinos"

Book ID: 50278

Price: $4,500.00