First Edition of Amereida

Cruz, Alberto, Fabio Cruz, Godofredo Iommi, Edison Simons, Michel Deguy, Jonathan Boulting, Henri Tronquoy, Claudio Girola, François Fedier, and Jorge Pérez Román. Amereida. Santiago: Editorial Cooperative Lambda, 1967.

Alberto Cruz, Fabio Cruz, Godofredo Iommi, Edison Simons, Michel Deguy, Jonathan Boulting, Henri Tronquoy, Claudio Girola, François Fedier, and Jorge Pérez Román. Amereida. Santiago: Editorial Cooperative Lambda, 1967.

I was winding down a four-hour library session yesterday when I accidentally found the first edition of Amereida I. Or to put it in the terms of the School of Valparaíso,  the book irrupted into my presence. Curiosity led me to look at the shelf of other editions of Amereida I. Just as I was standing to leave I saw a book tucked into the gap between stacks. The cover was unlike anything I have ever seen from the School and it took me a while to make out the lettering. But once all the shapes came together, there it was: Amereida. Continue reading