Cien Sonetos de Amor.Buenos Aires, Editorial Losada, 1960 Stock Code: 140038
NotesFirst trade edition, first printing, of Neruda's sonnet sequence, written over a period of three years for his wife and widely regarded as one of his greatest works. This is also the first hardback edition: it was preceded only by a privately printed signed limited edition, issued in wrappers with different illustrations in 1959.
Octavo. Original white cloth, title to spine gilt on red ground, purple illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket designed by Silvio Baldessari.
With 5 double-page colour plates.
Ownership inscription to first blank. Covers a little bowed, contents clean and unmarked. A near-fine, fresh copy in the attractive dust jacket with a little shelfwear and a few nicks.
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