VERS ET PROSE. Stephane Mallarme.
VERS ET PROSE.
VERS ET PROSE.
VERS ET PROSE.
VERS ET PROSE.

VERS ET PROSE.

Morceaux choisis. [Text in French]. Pp. viii+186(last blank)+[4](notes, colophon, last blank), sepia frontispiece, plus 1 plate, a title page vignette and a full page facsimile in black & white, the title page printed in red & black, divisional titles in red; bound by J. Van West in half teal morocco, spine lettered in gilt between raised bands, marbled papered boards, fore-corners a trifle bruised; t.e.g., others uncut; matching marbled endpapers; ribbon marker; with the original wrappers and backstrip bound in (upper wrapper featuring a repeat of the title page vignette); L'Intelligence, [Paris], 1926[1927]. One of 1,000 numbered copies on velin de Rives (of a total edition of 1230). *Dated 1926 on the title page, but January 10, 1927 at colophon. The frontispiece is after a portrait of Mallarme by Gauguin. The second plate is from a lithograph by James McNeill Whistler. This collection, described in the Foreword as a 'very modest' anthology, was first published in 1893, five years before the poet's death. It includes two of his best known works, Herodiade and L'Apres-midi d'un faune. Item #135959

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