Buenos Aires: Sur S.R.L., 1952.
Second printing, October 1952. 226 pp + colophon, bound in original red wrappers. Rubbing to edges and joints, pages tanned and mostly unopened. Signed by Borges on the title page. One of Borges most important essay collections, delving into a range of literary and historical topics. Includes essays devoted to Cervantes, Chesterton, Coleridge, Donne, Kafka, Keats, Shaw, Valery, Whitman, and others. All text in Spanish.