Item #73449 GENERAL FROM THE JUNGLE. B. Traven.


London: Robert Hale, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. The first edition in English, translated by Desmond I. Vesey. The last of Traven's Jungle Novels. This series of six books describes the life of Mexican Indians in the state of Chiapas who are forced to work under inhuman conditions at clearing mahogany in labor camps (monterias) in the jungle; this results in rebellion and the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution. Octavo. Original black cloth binding, with gilt titles. Period bookseller's label to the rear pastedown. Light bumping to the corners and tips. The dust jacket is a touch edgeworn, with unobtrusive tape reinforcement to each end of the spine and some mild rubbing to the rear panel; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #73449

Price: $200.00

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