“Love! Love until the night collapses!: First Edition in English of The Heights of Macchu Picchu; Signed by Pablo Neruda

  • The Heights of Macchu Picchu.

The Heights of Macchu Picchu.

$4,000.00

Item Number: 74017

London: Jonathan Cape, 1966.

First edition in English of Neruda’s masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Pablo Neruda on the half-title page in green ink. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing. Jacket design by Peter Barber and Nathaniel Tarn. Translated by Nathaniel Tarn. Preface by Robert Pring-Mill. Rare and desirable signed.

"The Heights of Machu Picchu" has been called Pablo Neruda's greatest contribution to poetry—a search for the "indestructible, imperishable life" in all things. Inspired by his journey to the ancient ruins, Neruda calls the lost Incan civilization to "rise up and be born," and also empowers the people of his time.

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