Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 42

Price Realized: $ 715
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
ANTONIO BOTTO (1897-1959)


Photographic portrait tipped to one leaf. 8vo, modern red morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments; original wrappers bound in; last 18 pages with tissue-paper mend to tear along blank margin. [Lisbon]: Olisipo, 1922.

Additional Details

second edition, issued by fernando pessoa. Botto ran afoul of the authorities when the book was banned in 1923 for its explicit gay content. Pessoa translated these poems into English, eventually publishing them in translation in 1948.
with-O meu manifesto a toda a gente. Printed broadside. Folds.