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[WOODBLOCK PRINTING] CLAUDEL, PAUL, POET; TOMITA K. - Saintegenevieve Poeme Par Paul Claudel

Title: Saintegenevieve Poeme Par Paul Claudel
Description: 1923. [WOODBLOCK PRINTING] CLAUDEL, Paul. SAINTEGENEVIEVE Poeme Par Paul Claudel. Tokio, Chinchiocha, A.D. 1923. #610 of 1000cc. Tall folding album, 32.5 x 13.5 cm, bound in paulownia wood [kiri]. An illustration by Tomita Keisen and a page reproducing Claudel's script were cut into woodblocks by the master Igami Bonkotsu, as well as the title design by Noemi Pernessin and a series of text illustrations by Audrey Parr. The rest of the text, which is entirely in French, is typeset. A lovely French-Japanese collaboration, created at the moment that Tokyo was crushed by earthquake and fire. In the original publisher's clasped chitsu case. Near fine. .

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Price: US$ 1250.00 Seller: Boston Book Company
- Book number: 88459

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