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Guillaume Apollinaire. Les onze mille verges ou les amours d’un Hospodar. — Brussels: s.n., 1942.

Softcover, 257 x 168 mm, publisher’s cream French flapped wrappers with red lettering to front in a beige double slipcase, printed on wove paper watermarked “Marais” in italic script; edges untrimmed; pp.: [8] [2] [1] 2-130 [131] [3]; collated 4to as 184, 72 leaves incl. those in the wrappers, plus 9 photomechanical stencil-coloured plates extraneous to collation and 9 b/w headpieces (in-text etchings) after anonymous artist. According to the seller and J.-P. Dutel: “In-8 of 130 pages… Illustrated with 10 full-page in colour and some headbands. Limited edition of 500 copies on vélin du Marais”.

Title-page (red and black): GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE | LES | ONZE MILLE VERGES | OU | LES AMOURS D’UN HOSPODAR | BRUXELLES | 1942 ||

Limitation: Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage réservé uniquement aux souscripteurs particuliers 500 exemplaires tous sur vélin du marais. Exemplaire n° 147.

Edition: The clandestine edition on vélin de Marais paper limited to 500 copies for subscribers only; this copy is № 147.

Catalogue raisonné: Dutel III № 2109. In my copy, similarly to the one of STEVE M., it is only 9 colour plates, while Dutel sites 10.

Author: Guillaume Apollinaire (French, 1880 – 1918).

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SKU: LIB-3267.2023 Categories: , ,

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