Vents. St.-J. Perse.


Paris: Librairie Gallimard, 1946. Original wraps. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY ST.-JOHN PERSE TO PRE-EMINENT LITERARY SCHOLAR AND YALE PROFESSOR HENRI PEYRE on the front free endpaper. A solid, very presentable copy to boot of the 1946 1st edition. #2,236 of 2,350 copies "sur papier de chataignier". Bright and VG+ in its off-white wrappers, with very light soiling to the front panel and mild offsetting, creasing and soiling at the rear panel. Very small paper cuts along the fore-edges of the preliminaries, otherwise clean as could be internally, with no writing or markings to speak of. Tall quarto, one of the Nobel Prize winner's long poems written during his American "exile" Very Good +. Item #19265

Price: $1,250.00

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