NEAGOÉ, Peter. Victor LLONA, translator. ~ Tempête. Récits. Paris: Albin Michel, [ 1935].
16mo (190 × 119 mm), pp. 318, . Uncut and partially unopened in original yellow wrappers. Wrappers lightly creased with small tear at spine (no loss) otherwise excellent. Presentation inscription.
First French edition, with author’s inscription to the French theologian Lagrange (1877-1964). The first novel written in 1932 by Neagoé an American writer and painter, personally acquainted with James Joyce, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Brâncusi, (whom he studied with at the Romanian Academy of Fine Arts). Originally written in English, this work has been translated by Llona, an important Peruvian born translator who gained the confidence of many Parisian publishers, such as Gallimard, Payard and Stock. He has translated over forty books into French, including works by authors Tolstoy, Fitzgerald, Pound and Hemingway.