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In Patagonia [1st Edition]

$450.00 inc GST

By Bruce Chatwin

First edition of Chatwin’s first book.

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Description

  • First edition [Jonathan Cape, 1977] of Chatwin’s first book.
  • While working for the Sunday Times, the nomadic writer flew off to South America, sending a telegram to his editor simply stating “Have gone to Patagonia”.
  • In Patagonia would breathe new life into the travel book genre and announce Chatwin as one of the great writers.
  • Winner of the Hawthornden Prize and E.M.Forster Award.
  • Excellent condition [small name to ffep; jacket spine NOT noticeably sunfaded, as is common; NOT price-clipped].
  • With photographs by Chatwin.
  • ISBN: 0-224-01419-6 / 0224014196