MILLER, Henry : TROPIC OF CANCER (Tropique du Cancer). The Obelisk Press, Les Éditions du Chêne, Paris, 1948.
The Obelisk Press, Les Éditions du Chêne, Paris, 1948. 1 volume in-12 (17,5 cm), printed red wrappers.
Dated in french on impressum 20 Juin 1948. Early printing from the original Publisher (1936) with a preface by Anaïs Nin. The book was censored in the US. Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn depict Miller’s lives and loves as an expatriate in Paris. They were first published in France by Jack Kahane at Obelisk Press in the mid-thirties. When the works were brought to the United States, they sparked a thirty year censorship debate that was eventually won by Miller. (Shifreen and Jackson A9z)
A near mint copy. The cover is not discolored and beautiful. A scarce condition.
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