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    Eva Perón. La razón de mi vida. [Buenos Aires: 1951]. First edition, inscribed.

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    Eva Perón. La razón de mi vida. [Buenos Aires]: Ediciones Peuser, [1951]. First edition, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Octavo (7.6875 x 5.5 inches; 195 x 140 mm.). 316 [317], [1, blank], [2, contents], [1, printer's note], [3, blank] pages (note: endpapers are part of the text block and included in the pagination); frontispiece and numerous full-page illustrations throughout. Publisher's pattered brownish red paper-covered boards, titles printed in gilt on the backstrip, author portrait printed in gilt on the front board; in original dust jacket. Board edges lightly worn, particularly at the spine ends and corners; boards with a few minor light blotches; front joint stressed; bottom corners softly bumped. Slightly shaken; text block sagging slightly; front hinge nearly cracked; bruise on the front free endpaper obscuring the year of the inscription (but only 1951 and 1952 are possible); light discoloration to the rear endpapers; lightly foxed throughout. Front flap fold nearly split; two sizeable chips to the bottom edge of the front panel, one partially affecting the printed publisher name and the bottom edge of the "E" in "Perón;" rear flap fold starting; soft crease down the center of the spine panel; some light edgewear; occasional minor soiling; faint discoloration only visible on the verso. Good. The former Argentinian First Lady's autobiography, seldom found inscribed.

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