Far Tortuga

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $40.00

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Book Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 408. Blue paper boards with navy cloth and blue titling, pictorial jacket and endpapers (maps of the Caribbean and the Cayman Islands). Blue (faded) publisher's stain to top edge. Boards show edge wear and soiling, jacket with creasing, small closed tears with tape repairs on verso. This experimental novel was Matthiessen's favorite. Critics called it "among the finest examples of literary Impressionism in Modernist fiction" and "one of the greatest sea novels of all time, in language" (Roberson, A6, H79, H85). Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: Far Tortuga

Author Name: Matthiessen, Peter

Categories: Literature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1975

ISBN Number: 039449461X

ISBN Number 13: 9780394494616

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 27805