Lot 81 of 222:
Pablo Neruda's Alturas De Macchu Picchu signed 1/1000  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,140
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
Alturas De Macchu Picchu
Author:
Neruda, Pablo and Martin Chambi
Place:
Chile
Publisher:
Nascimento
Date:
1954
Description:

77 pp. Illustrated from photographs by Martin Chambi. (4to), illustrated wrappers, plain glassine dust wrapper.  No. 959 of 1000 copies.

Signed by Pablo Neruda in green pen at the colophon, as issued. Laid in is the scarce insert on green paper that was issued with all copies, being a bibliographic note on the genesis and publication history of the poem by Jorge Sanhueza. This is the first definitive edition of the poems, including the Chambi photographs referenced in "The Latin American Photobook." The poems first appeared as "Canto II" in Neruda's "Canto General." 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Toning and light wear to wrappers, top corners lightly bumped, wrappers starting to detach from text block at upper spine; interior solid, insert sheet with toning to edges; very good.
 
Item number:
289967
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