Les Gommes

1953140 x 218 mm

ONE OF 50 EXEMPLAIRES numbered on vellum.

2 000 



FIRST PUBLIC EDITION published two days after the French Book Club edition.

ONE OF 50 EXEMPLAIRES numbered on Teka vellum., only large paper.

The author's first published novel and winner of the Prix Fénéon the following year, The Gums is considered a work of artis surprisingly prophetic of his future works: far from appearing to be an experimental work, or an exercise in style in a mixed genre - a detective novel with 'objectal' descriptions - it is the very archetype of the Robbe-Grilletian novel."(Bruce Morissette).

RARE TIRAGE, well established by the first lady, Danielle Mitterrand.

Paris,1953. Bound,140 x 218 mm ,257 pp.

Bound by D. Mitterrand, half chocolate brown morocco with corners, ribbed spine, gilt title, gilt head, cover and spine preserved, edged slipcase. Spine lightened.