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For the Sake of a Single Verse .: From the Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

Rainer Maria Rilke; illustrated by Ben Shahn

Published by New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1974
ISBN 10: 051751205X / ISBN 13: 9780517512050
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Title: For the Sake of a Single Verse .: From the ...

Publisher: New York: Clarkson N. Potter

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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Unpaginated. This is a first edition of a this work in book form (so stated). The original containing Rilke's text and twenty-four lithographs, fifteen of them in color, by Ben Shahn, was published as a portfolio with loose sheets; it was a limited edition totalling 950 in two iterations of paper quality and Shahn signatures (original or signed on the stone; another one hundred were reserved for the artist and his collaborators,and all were numbered and signed by the artist. Soft cover, perfect binding, quarto (11" x 9"), fine but for an itty-bitty fold at upper right corner of cover. Bookseller Inventory # 120314BS

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