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Engraving,1925143 x 198 mm

ORIGINAL EDITON illustrated with a portrait engraved by Joseph Sima and a cover drawn by Frans Masereel.
ONE OF THE 27 FIRST EXAMPLES on Ancient Japan in form.

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ORIGINAL French EDITON translated by Maud Kendall and Daniel Rosé and illustrated with a portrait engraved by Joseph Sima and a cover drawn by Frans Masereel.

ONE OF THE 27 FIRST EXAMPLES on Ancient Japan in form.
Total print run of 1264 copies.

Eleven pieces of the collection The Sevens Seas translated for the first time. "We chose the poems that were most suitable for translation; for in many cases, the humour, the allusions to English history and legend, the jokes, the puns, could hardly be transposed into another language." (Translator's note)

Complete the rare subscription form announcing the prices of the different prints of the collection Poetry of TimeIt was 45 francs for a Japan, 30 francs for a Holland, 15 francs for a Lafuma... It counted among its titles Prayer of Pierre Jean Jouve and Kodak of Blaise Cendrars.

Nice uncut copy.

Paris,P.-V. Stock,1925.In-12, Softcover143 x 198 mm,61 pp.

Uncut.

Bio

Rudyard Kipling

(Bombay, December 30, 1865 - London, January 18, 1936)

Bio

Jospeh Sima

Josef Šíma

(born at Jaroměř, Hradec Králové region, on 18 March 1891 and died in Paris on 24 July 1971)