Paris: Aux Éditions du "Sagittaire" chez Simon KRA 16mo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). 49 pp.; illus.. 1920 Essay from a French Symbolist poet with an introduction by Gabriel Albert Aurier (186592), printed on Holland paper in a limited edition of 950 copies, of which this is number 909. The little volume also offers a => striking wood-engraved frontispiece in orange and black by Jean Gabriel Daragnès (18861950) who additionally provided the wood-engraved headpieces, and the colophon notes the item was printed by Ducros, Lefèvre, & Colas.
Red and black printed cream wrappers, gently worn around edges; light age-toning with a few occasional spots, frontispiece offset onto title-page. A very nice copy.
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