Thursday, February 23, 2012

How to Fight a Bull by Barnaby Conrad - Autographed with Personal sketch!






How to Fight a Bull by Barnaby Conrad

How to Fight a Bull by Barnaby Conrad - Autograph & Sketch

"Pass-by-pass instruction and fascinating bullring lore for armchair aficionados, copiously illustrated by the author of Matador and La Fiesta Brava." Full of information on bullfighting including information on famous toreros: Belmonte, Arruza, Manolete, Dominguin, El Cordobes, and others.

1968. NY: Doubleday & Company. [stated] First Edition.  Hardbound - Maroon Cloth; Book Condition: Very Good; Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good- with some minor creasing at spine head, very short repaired tear lower rear cover, shelfwear at corners (protected in an archival cover). Small 4to.  224 pp. Fully illustrated throughout with b&w photos and drawings by the author.

This book has been personally autographed by the author and includes a full-page hand sketch of a Matador on the front endpaper adjacent to the signed page!

 Price: $55.00

~ Please contact me if you are interested in purchasing this fine book.

NOTE - Please read this interesting article: On Collecting (and selling) Books on Bullfighting By: Lynn DeWeese-Parkinson

[SOLD] 2/27/12 


 

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