2014-11-24

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CREVEL, René
Englewood: As Stable Publications (1926)
Item #4588
The surreal story of a young one-legged character and the bizarre events surrounding an ill-fated union. A copy of he story was given by Crevel to the young George Platt Lynes on his first visit to Paris and he printed the book at his home in New Jersey, before embarking on his career in photography. A lovely copy of an uncommon publication, issued here in French. The first English edition of the work was issued by Elysium Press in 1996, with illustrations by Jonathan Hammer. One of 300 copies, this example #188 in original wrappers with drawing by Phelan Gibb.
Price: $650.00