Aller Retour New York


Aller Retour New York is a novel by American writer Henry Miller, published in 1935 by Obelisk Press in Paris, France.

Published after his breakthrough book Tropic of Cancer, Aller Retour New York takes the form of a long letter from Miller to his friend Alfred Perlès in Paris. In the book Miller describes his experiences on a trip back to New York City, his birthplace, in pursuit of his sometime lover Anaïs Nin, who had left Paris for New York in the company of psychoanalyst Otto Rank. When Nin returned to Paris after a few months, Miller did so as well, with this book as his record of the visit.

This limited, hand-numbered first edition is bound in dark blue cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the front and spine. Spine lettering is worn;  soil to cover; wear. This volume, containing Miller's letter to Alfred Perles describing his visit to New York City, was privately printed and is hand-numbered as No. 28 of 500. 89 pages; approx. 6"x9".


  • ALLER RETOUR NEW YORK
  • Henry Miller
  • Limited Edition  Numbered Copy - 1945