Jun 17 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2573 -

Sale 2573 - Lot 244

Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
NERUDA, PABLO. Canto General. Printed in red and black, typography by Miguel Prieto, list of subscribers. 4to, original green cloth, gilt vignette on front cover, spine gilt-lettered, occasional finger soiling and spotting, spine tips bumped; slightly shaken, pictorial endpapers designed by Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros, cloth ribbon marker. First edition, number 355 of 500 copies signed by Neruda, Rivera, and Siqueiros, with an additional inscription by Neruda, and a correction in his hand in the list of subscribers. The subscribers list includes Picasso, Léger, Éluard, Aragon, Ilya Ehrenberg, Frida Kahlo, Jorge Amado, Paul Robeson, Nancy Cunard, and many others. Uncommon, especially in the variant green cloth, most copies traced at auction bound in red cloth. Mexico City: Printed by Talleres Gráficos de la Nación, 1950