THE HEIGHTS OF MACCHU PICCHU

Neruda, Pablo (poem); Tarn, Nathaniel (translation)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd.
Date Published: 1966
Edition: First UK Edition
Book Id: 2784

Description

First Impression (and first translation into English). Octavo (22cm); dark brown paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 47,[1]pp. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced 18s. net).Trial state, with the boards of this copy bulking roughly half the size of every other First UK edition we have handled; in the trial dustjacket, with identical flap text to other UK editions we have handled, but with the center third of the front panel in black & white, and remainder of front, spine, and rear panel with a yellow-tinted stone design, instead of solid black.

Comments

Arguably the finest and best-known of the Chilean Nobel Prize-winner's longer poems, inspired by his journey to the ancient Peruvian city nestled in the Andes. The poem would later become the second part of Neruda's Canto General. Includes a preface by Robert Pring-Mill. Loyola 322.


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