Jean Genet - Poemes de Jean Genet

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Jean Genet - Poemes de Jean Genet

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Jean Genet - Poemes de Jean Genet

Limited first edition of 1000 copies of which this is number 980 printed by Marc Barbezat and privately published by L’Arbalete, 1948.

The collected poems of the great French existentialist writer first brought to attention by Jean Cocteau. These gritty often homoerotic poems celebrate Genet’s life from Vagabond and petty criminal to writer and revolutionary. With photo-collage wrappers of portrait of Genet by Douchan Stanimirovitch. The definitive collection of his poetry in French.



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Condition: Very good. Some rubbing to dust jacket with chipping at spine. Covers clean. Pages are all clean and unmarked and remain uncut. Printed in a numbered edition of 1000, of which this is number 980. Overall a fine copy. Some fading to edges of the pages, and spotting on the first couple of pages and inside cover. Overall in very good condition: an exceptional copy.