"The sun coming hard around the world: the island rises from the sea, sinks, rises, holds": First Edition of Far Tortuga; Signed by Peter Matthiessen

  • Far Tortuga.

Far Tortuga.


Item Number: 3917

New York: Random House, 1975.

First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Peter Matthiessen on the title page. Near fine in an excellent price-clipped dust jacket that is lightly rubbed.

"Far Tortuga is an important book, its pleasures are many and good for the soul. Peter Matthiessen is a unique and masterful visionary artist" (Robert Stone).

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