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Author Name:    PICASSO, Pablo Pocket Poets Series, 25)

Title:   Hunk of Skin. First American Edition

Publisher:    City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA, 1968, 

Seller ID:   110953

PICASSO, Pablo. Hunk of Skin. (San Francisco, CA) : City Lights Books, (December, 1968). First American Edition (so stated and with original $1.00 price on back cover). Pp (2),3-39,(1). Small 8vo, illustrated red and yellow card covers, lettered in red and yellow. Number 25 in The Pocket Poets Series. "These rare poems by Pablo Picasso were discovered in Malaga by a rovingCity Lights is editor in 1965, and this is tlieir first publication in Eng lish in book form. The eminent Spanish editor and novelist, Camilo Jose Cela, has furnished a special note to this edition, giving the circumstances of their creation and publication. The translator, Paul Blackburn, is well known as a translator of Spanish and Provencal and as a poet in his own right. A note to the onginal Spanish edition speaks of Trozo de Piel as expressing 'Picasso's nostalgia for his boyhood in Malaga: all his memories of theland where he was born, suddenly arisen..." (from the back cover). Paralle l Spanish and English texts. Very good. 45.00

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