signed first edition
by CREVEL, René.
North Pomfret: Elysium Press, (1996).. First edition.. 4to. 32 pp. Fine loose sheets laid into printed wrappers. Very near fine publisher’s silkbound clamshell box with printed spine label. The original French poem with a facing English translation by Keith Waldrop. Illustrated with two hand-colored soft ground etchings by Jonathan Hammer. Portrait of Crevel by George Platt Lynes, printed by photogravure and laid into the text. One of 30 numbered copies on Somerset paper SIGNED by Hammer. Original prospectus accompanies. (Inventory #: 72589)