New York: View, Inc., 1945. First Edition. "Paul Bowles was the editor of this special issue of View, entitled "Tropical Americana." His preface, titled "The Point of View" was extensively re-written by Parker Tyler and distorted the author's intentions" (Miller, p.155). Most of the photos and collages in this issue are by Bowles, as are his translations of Ramón Beteta, Bertrand Flornoy, Ramón J. Sender, and Paul Rivet. Cover by Cuban artist Wifredo Lam (1902-1982). Miller C476-485. Item #5350
Quarto (30.5cm); pictorial card wrappers, stapled; 48pp; illus. Signed by Paul Bowles beneath his photo on the contents page. Light wear to spine-fold and extremities, a few faint creases; contents clean; Near Fine.