Hradec Králové: Cylindr, 1999. Czech first edition of Tristessa, translated by Markéta Hancová. Front cover artwork by Vladislav Hanc. Originally published by Avon in 1960 Tristessa is based on the author’s Mexican love affair with drug addict Esperanza Villanueva.
Crown octavo (8vo), 96 pp. In original pictorial textured wrappers with French flaps, perfect bound. As new. Additional photos available on request.