Gilles de Raiz. Pièce en Quatre Actes et un Épilogue. Vincent Huidobro, Vicente.
Gilles de Raiz. Pièce en Quatre Actes et un Épilogue
Gilles de Raiz. Pièce en Quatre Actes et un Épilogue

Gilles de Raiz. Pièce en Quatre Actes et un Épilogue

Paris: Éditions Totem/Librairie José Corti, 1932. First edition. 232 pp. Original publisher's printed wrappers. Minor handling wear, yapped edges a little rubbed. Very clean overall. A play by the great Chilean poet. Gilles de Rais was the notorious knight who fought alongside Joan of Arc but is better known as a serial killer; Bataille and Huysmans both wrote works about him. Frontispiece portrait of the author by Picasso, with two illustrations by Joseph Sima. Inscribed by Huidobro "a mes chers amis Lipchitz," possibly the sculptor Jacques Lipchitz and his wife Berthe, with whom Huidobro was known to associate during his time in Paris. A rare book, particularly inscribed. Item #2023

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