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Aux Passants le Dimanche, Avec Sept Estampes de René Agass Baumgartner
Fribourg, [Switzerland]: L'Imprimerie Saint-Paul a Fribourg, (1977). First edition, one of 12 hors commerce (H.C A through L) of a total limitation of 72, this marked "H. C. B", signed by both author and illustrator on the colophon page. Folio, folder of light gray paper over boards backed in cloth containing eight folded sheets (loose as issued), of which seven are printed with the poetry of Wandelère & accompanied by an etching in colors by Baumgartner, each protected by a folded tissue guard, in slipcase. Text in French. Light foxing at the spine & very occasionally within (sparing etchings), tissue guards a bit creased, otherwise Near Fine in broken slipcase (lacking top edge), lightly soiled, & rubbed, Good. Exquisite, if odd, poetry enhanced by seven original etchings, both surreal & haunting. Wandelère was awarded the Swiss Prix fédéraux de littérature in 2012. Baumgartner passed away in 2011 at age 63.
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