13 Bandas y 48 estrellas. Poema del Mar Caribe.

Madrid, Manuel Altolaguirre, 1936.

Large 8vo, pp. 40; a very good copy in recent blue half leather gilt, the original illustrated wrappers bound in.

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First edition. ‘The thirteen poems collected in 13 bandas y 48 estrellas, first published in 1936 and later recollected in part 3 of De un momento a otro, are songs of protest against, and critical evaluations of, the role of “el imperialismo yanki”, “la diplomacia del horror”, and “la intervención armada” in the Americas, their effects on the people, and the limitations they place on freedom...’ (Judith Nantell, Rafael Alberti’s Poetry of the Thirties, University of Georgia Press, 1986, p. 80).

Not in the British Library catalogue.

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