29 March 2006
L. S. Senghor, Elégie des Alizés, Editions du Seuil, Paris, 1969 (Cramer books 82)
the book comprising lithograph in green and black, with title, text and justification, on Arches, the lithograph extensively hand-coloured by the artist in coloured crayon, signed in pencil on the fly-leaf, further initialled on the drawing, copy number two hundred from the edition of 420 (there were also thirty hors commerce copies), the lithograph printed close to the edges of the full sheet (as published), a deckle edge below, some very pale time staining at the sheet edges, otherwise in very good condition, loose, within the original 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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