By: Bonet, Eduardo; Salcedo, Luis Fernandez
New York, NY, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1970
Seller ID: 003796
Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Over 500 color photographs, 560 illustrations in all. The authors explore the ancient cult of the bull, feared, adored, venerated, sacrificed; the torero's psychology in besting the animal - "correcting" its "mistakes" and conditioning it; the arena and the importance of terrain (ignorance of it is certain death) ; famous cape and muleta work from the daring to the cowardly; techniques of the picadores, victims of a vengeful crowd; the matador's kill - or his own death; the use of the dagger, the horse, the pomp, the dress, and everything to know of the bullfighters domain. Inc... View More...