29 June 2005
L. S. Senghor, Elégie des Alizés, Editions du Seuil, Paris, 1969 (C.b. 82)
the book comprising title, text, justification and one lithograph in green and black, on Arches, the lithograph extensively hand-coloured by the artist in coloured chalk, the drawing carrying over on to the fly-leaf, signed, dated and located 'St. Paul' in black ink on the fly-leaf, numbered and inscribed 'H.C. 10', one of thirty hors commerce copies aside from the edition of 420, the full sheets as published, the lithograph and hand-colouring in very good condition, some minor off-setting on the fly-leaf, some pages with the tip of the lower left corners creased, loose in paper wrappers with title, the artist's, author's and publisher's names printed in blue and black on the front, within the original tissue paper cover, the wrappers with minor defects (book)
overall 285 x 230 mm.
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