Montreal: Éditions Québec/Amérique (Collection Littérature D’Amérique), 1983. Canadian first edition of Tristessa, translated into French by Catherine David. Originally published by Avon in 1960 Tristessa is based on the author’s Mexican love affair with drug addict Esperanza Villanueva.
Octavo (8vo), 144 pp. In original pictorial gloss-coated wrappers, perfect bound. Very light wear to spine and extremities, else near fine, tightly bound and clean. Additional photos available on request.