The Masters and the Slaves. A Study in the Development of Brazilian Civilization

New York, Alfred A. Knopft, 1946 (first English translation)/ 1943 (fourth edition)/ 1933.

Large octavo, lxx, 537, xlv pages plus 3 plans (one folding).

Blind-stamped black cloth; leading edge uncut; covers lightly bumped and rubbed; endpapers slightly foxed; bookplate; a very good copy with the dustwrapper a little sunned, chipped and torn.

'Gilberto de Mello Freyre, Freyre also spelled Freire, (1900-1987, Recife), sociologist, considered the 20th-century pioneer in the sociology of the Brazilian northeast' ('Encyclopaedia Britannica').

Item #118158

Price: $125.00

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