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France 1869 – 1954

Poésies (cover) [Le guignon [Guignon]] 1932 Description: deluxe edition illustrated book

Collection Title: Poésies [Poetry], by Stéphane Mallarmé (Lausanne: Albert Skira & Cie, 1932) 164pp with 2 etchings, suite of 29 etchings on japon imperiale
Creation Notes: 1932, published
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, letterpress Support: thin, cream, folded cardboard
Impression: 23/30
Edition: edition 145 numbered and signed by the artist. 30 on japon imperiale; 5 numbered 1-5 each with a suite on japon with remarks in black; a suite on chine with remarks in black and on original drawing by the artist; 25 numbered 6 to 30 containing a suite on japon and remarks in black; 95 numb 31 to 125 on velin d'Arches;20HC,numb I-XX reserv'd for artist,collaborators
Publisher: SKIRA, Albert
Place Published: Lausanne
Date Published: 1932

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: printed, centre, in black letterpress 'STÉPHANE MALLARMÉ/POÉSIES'
Dimensions: book open 33.8 h x 54.0 w cm book closed 33.8 h x 25.3 w x 3.4 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Duthuit, Garnaud (1988), 5
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4074.1.1