THE BLOOD OF ADONIS; Selected Poems. Adonis, Samuel Hazo, Ali Ahmed Said, trans.

THE BLOOD OF ADONIS; Selected Poems

Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. Uncommon cloth issue of the Syrian-born poet's first book published in the US. Signed by Adonis on the title page. Translated by Samuel Hazo. Adonis has long been on the shortlist for the Nobel Prize which only one Arabic writer the novelist Mahfouz has won. This copy very lightly rubbed and soiled, but still essentially fine (in removable archival jacket). Scarce signed. Fine / fine. Item #13544

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