Prague: Argo, 2005. First printing of the second Czech edition of Big Sur, translated by Michala Marková. New translation replacing the original Markéta Kanerová translation from 1995. Originally published by Farrar, Straus and Company in 1962, Big Sur is a semi-autobiographical account of the author’s three visits to beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s cabin in Big Sur, California.
Crown octavo (8vo), 216 pp. Dark blue paper over boards in gloss-coated pictorial dust jacket. As new. Additional photos available on request.