Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Granma, Año 2 / Número 42, La Havana, 22 de octubre de 1967 "Dolorosamente cierta la muerte del comandante Ernesto Guevara [CUBAN NEWSPAPER WITH IMPRESSIVE FULL FRONT-PAGE HEADLINE ANNOUNCING THE DEATH OF CHE GUEVARA]

La Havana: Comite Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba, 1967. First edition. Softcover. Stunning weekly supplement (Resumen semanal) of "Granma,"* the official newspaper of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party, announcing in large black letters throughout its front page, the death of Che Guevara, a major figure of the Cuban Revolution.

The four pages are entirely devoted to the life and death of the Argentine Marxist revolutionary, and the unique but striking photograph on page 4, is a 9 7/8 x 8 1/8" b/w photograph of Che Guevara lying dead after he was captured and executed by the Bolivian army.

The photograph taken by Bolivian photographer Freddy Alborta shows Guevara half-naked lying on a hospital cot in the town of Vallegrande, with his eyes opened, and his head propped up.

Newspaper fold at center. Minor to moderate age-toning along edges. Closed tears at lower right corner of newspaper (not affecting lettering). Text in Spanish. Newspaper in overall good+ to very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #45050

* "Granma" was formed in 1965 by the merger of two previous papers, "Revolución" and "Hoy." Its name comes from the yacht Granma that carried Fidel Castro and 81 other rebels to Cuba's shores in 1956, launching the Cuban Revolution.

Price: $650.00