I’m half-way through reading TROPIC OF CANCER at the moment and it’s a whirlwind, a great big slice of stinky French brie bought in a street market in summer heat, chased down with a cheap warm glass of Beaujolais and a roll in a dirty bed with a plump $5 hooker.
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Henry Miller: First edition of Tropic of Cancer
EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS, one of only 1000 copies printed, of
Miller’s masterpiece.� In exceptionally fine condition.
Obelisk Press, 1934. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers featuring a
giant crab holding a naked woman in its pincers, designed by Maurice J.
Kahan; custom half-leather box. Small split at base of spine, a few
spots of soiling to rear wrappers. A magnificent copy. $26,000.
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