A complete run in 24 issues bound in one volume of the short-lived Argentinian literary and cultural journal, issues approx. 8-16 pp., edited by Julio Fingerit, containing prose and poetry together with articles of cultural interest on topics such as architecture, romanticism, the modern novel, art, woodcuts, folklore, James Joyce, Thomas Mann, feminism, Cocteau, religious icons, opera, and many others. Several illustrations scattered throughout each issues, featuring contributions from and works by Juan Antonio, Norah Borges, Héctor Basaldúa, Victor Delhez, J.A. Ballester Peña, and others. Some yellowing to paper, especially along edges, minor chipping and edgewear in a couple of spots, first issue with wear and minor losses along spine crease, overall very good. Small folio. Leather-backed marbled boards with gilt title stamped to spine, original issues bound in. Some splitting to leather along spine, spine slightly shaken. Buenos Aires, 1930-1931.
Contributors to Número included Miguel Angel Etcheverrigaray, Rafael Jijena Sánchez, César E. Pico, Emiliano Mac Donagh, Tomás de Lara, Osvaldo Horacio Dondo, Ignacio B. Anzoátegui, Dimas Antuña, Carlos A. Sáenz, Manuel Gálvez, Jacobo Fijman, Emiliano Aguirre, Francisco Luis Bernárdez, and others. Scarce; as of December 2019, WorldCat locates six holdings of this title in North American institutions.
Book ID: 50477