Buenos Aires: Editorial Columba, 1963.
First Edition. Soft cover. Signed by Author. First Edition of this Argentinian study of Sartre, (in Spanish), Inscribed and Signed by Sartre on the title-page to his close friend Michelle Vian (Bors Vian's wife). A near fine or better copy in the original printed wrappers. 88 pp. Housed in an elegant custom clamshell case, black cloth over marbled paper, red morocco spine label with gilt titles. An Important Association Copies as Sartre began a life-long affair with writer & maverick creative force, Boris Vian's first wife, Michele L'Eglise in the late 40's, which lasted until Sartre's death in 1980. L'Eglise & Vian divorced in 1951. Sartre & de Beauvoir loved Boris & promoted him often. Sartre nominated Vian for a celebrated literary prize for the novel, L'Ecume. Vian's extraordinary work mirrored his fascinating life. A jazz trumpeter, film actor, cabaret singer, translator, record company executive, jazz writer, inventor of the elastic wheel, Vian moved in both the world of Miles Davis & Dizzie Gillespie, as well as that of Sartre & de Beauvoir.
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