Paul Valéry, ‘Album de Monsieur Teste par Paul Valéry. Avec des gravures de l'auteur.’, 1945, Sylvan Cole Gallery

Paul Valéry.
Album de Monsieur Teste.
Paris: Editions de la Galerie Charpentier, 1945.

A gorgeous edition of Valery's text, ILLUSTRATED WITH 10 ORIGINAL ETCHINGS (2 with aquatint) BY THE AUTHOR, PAUL VALERY.

In this publication, furthermore, we find the FIRST EDITION of "Monsieur Teste en images" (pp. 7-8). From an edition limited to 225 numbered copies, this is ONE OF ONLY 25 COPIES (this copy number 25) PRINTED ON FINE WHITE LANA WOVE PAPER, WITH A SUITE OF THE ETCHINGS ON CREAM WOVE PAPER.

Folio. Loose as issued in original wraps. FINE AND BRIGHT, WITH NO DEFECTS, LIKE NEW. In the original board chemise and slipcase (slightly worn).

Publisher: Editions de la Galerie Charpentier

Karaiskakis-Chapon 85E

About Paul Valéry

French, 1871-1945, Sète, France