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Julien GRACQ
Julien GRACQ

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Julien GRACQ Le Rivage des Syrtes José Corti, Paris 1951, In-8 (13x19cm), relié sous étui. First edition, one of 40 numbered copies on vergé de Rives paper, tirage de tête. Midnight-blue morocco by P. L. Martin (dated 1958), pastedowns and endpapers of yellow-ochre calf, gilt fillet to edges of covers, gilt roulettes at head and foot, all edges gilt, covers and spine preserved, slipcase edged in midnight-blue morocco. The novel was awarded the Goncourt prize, turned down by the author. The previous year, in a pamphlet called “La Littérature à l'estomac [Literature in the Gut]”, Gracq had denounced the commercial system surrounding literature, notably criticizing literary prizes. Provenance : library of R. & B. L. with ex libris. A handsome copy of Gracq’s most famous novel in a splendid triple Jansenist binding by Pierre-Lucien Martin.35 000 € Réf : 46223 Order Book
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