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Le Lit La Table

Eluard, Paul

Published by Editions des Trois Collines, Geneva, 1944
From Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA) (San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.)

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First edition, a numbered copy on vergé paper. Bound by Joanne Sonnichsen, a coptic-style binding, utilizing the most ancient structure as an experimental modern binding, with her own paste-paper boards, the bottom edges strengthened with leather strips, onlays of dyed vellum, top edge sprinkled, decorated paper endsheets, clamshell box. The binding was made for an exhibition at the Museé de la Reliure in Granville (France) in 1997. The binder's article about her experiments with the coptic structure, "Playing with Structure: A 4th-Century Form for a 20th-Century Binding,"appears in Bookways: A Quarterly for the Book Arts, Nos. 13 & 14, October 1994-January 1995, pp. 70-72. Bookseller Inventory # 18798

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Title: Le Lit La Table

Publisher: Editions des Trois Collines, Geneva

Publication Date: 1944

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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