Sartre visita a Cuba. Text by Jean-Paul Sartre. Photographs by Alberto Korda & Ernesto Fernandez; design by Tony Evora. Ediciones R, 1960, Havana, Cuba, 1960. 288 pp. Octavo (8 x 5.5 in./20.5 x 14 cm.) First edition. 48 black-and-white reproductions.
Featured in Horacio Fernandez, ed., The Latin American Photobook. Another important book from the Cuban revolution published by Ediciones R. This one also with photos by Alberto Korda, in addition to some by Ernesto Fernandez. Capturing an amazing episode in the history of the period: Jean-Paul Sartre's visit to Cuba in the winter of 1960, "a shining example of what would later be called 'revolutionary tourism,' documented in detail by Fidel's personal photographer, Alberto Korda..." The brilliant sequencing and composition of the book serves to magnify the importance of the Che Guevara and other revolutionary figures.
About Near Fine; wrappers worn; spine area lightly abraded; delicate hinges.