Ficciones, Jorge Luis Borges
First American edition, first printing of Borges' celebrated collection of short stories, one of his earliest book length works to be translated into English. Containing "The Library of Babel," "The Approach to Al-Mu'tasimand," "Death and the Compass," "The Garden of Forking Paths" and more. In the first state jacket with no "I A" to the back panel.
New York: The Grove Press, 1962. Publisher's original two-toned paper boards, spine lettered in green; pp. 174. A near fine copy in a very good, unclipped dust jacket. Binding remains sturdy and square, minimal wear to boards, tiny spot of foxing to bottom edge of text block, internally clean with no markings. Jacket shows light shelfwear with rubbing and a couple small chips, protected in archival mylar.