Splendor and Death of Joaquín Murieta / Fulgor Y Muerte De Joaquín Murieta
by Pablo; Translated By Ben Belitt Neruda
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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
5¾" by 8¼" A somewhat surreal play by the Nobel Prize-winning poet, about a young Chilean who came to California at the beginning of the gold rush, was attacked by local racists, and became a sort of Robin Hood until his capture & execution. In the original Spanish with English translation on facing pages. Stated first printing. Hardcover, full sand cloth, brown titling. Light wear to book, tiny damaged spot to top edge of front board; jacket shows some wear, minor damage to head of spine, small puncture at lower left front panel, creased rear flap, light water stain to upper rear panel & flap. Text clean; [xviii], 182 + 2 pages.