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From the Observatory
(Brooklyn), Archipelago Books, (2011). The advance reading copy of the first English language edition of this volume of writings and photographs by Cortazar, originally published in Spanish in 1972. Translated by Anne McLean. Cortazar, an Argentine, was the author of Blow-up -- made into a Michelangelo Antonioni film -- and Hopscotch, among others, and a key figure in the "boom" in Latin American literature in the second half of the 20th century. Small lower corner creases to front cover; near fine in wrappers, with publisher's promotional sheet laid in. [#035654] SOLD

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