Item #49922 The Lyrical Poems of François Villon. François VILLON.
The Lyrical Poems of François Villon.

The Lyrical Poems of François Villon.

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1979. Hardcover. Introduction by Robert Louis Stevenson. Edited by Leonie Adams. 4to. Green cloth with gilt lettering, slipcase. 145pp. Decorative endpapers. Fine/near fine. Ownership signature on inner flyleaf. Item #49922

Sharp, bright, tight LEC edition -- second title in their 45th Series -- of this selection of the colorful 15th century French poet's verse, featuring side-by-side French/English versions using notable translations by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Ernest Henley, John Payne, Algernon Charles Swinburne and editor Adams. Colophon at rear notes limitation of 2000 numbered copies (this #1049) signed boldly in ink by this volume's designer, Stephen Harvard. NEWMAN 513.

Price: $65.00

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