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Tropic of Capricorn

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Tropic of Capricorn

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Vintage; 1960s
8.3" L x 5.5" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

Tropic of Capricorn by Henry Miller. London: John Calder,1964. First UK printing, with one line of publication information crossed out on copyright page, common when British books were sold in the US. First printed in Paris in 1939, the first American ed. appeared in 1961, but was widely unavailable due to the book's racy reputation. Miller succeeds in creating an amoral viewpoint and stream-of-consciousness approach considered radical at the time. Very collectible in this condition.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.