The Selected Writings of Jules Laforgue
New York: Grove Press, 1956. Octavo. Grey boards with gilt lettering. A touch of fading to the edges of the boards, and a tiny bump on the top and bottom of the back and front boards, respectively. The last 12 pages of the text block have a small crease to the upper portion of the pages. Attractive, unclipped jacket has a bit of chipping along the top edge and to the back flap. First limited edition, copy number 967 of 1000. Book is near fine, jacket is very good. Scarce.
"And to kill time while awaiting death, I smoke slender cigarettes thumbing my nose to the gods"