DORGELES (Roland). Les Croix de bois. Paris,... - Lot 106 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage

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DORGELES (Roland). Les Croix de bois. Paris,... - Lot 106 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
DORGELES (Roland). Les Croix de bois. Paris, Éditions de La Banderole, 1921. In-8, black morocco decorated with a semis of large and small crosses pushed to cold, framed int. With 5 cold-stamped fillets, double and endpapers of black wood paper, double endpapers, cover and spine cons. gilt edges, black half-margined folder with band and case (Creuzevault). Illustrations by André Dunoyer de Segonzac. Edition of 600 copies. One of 60 on Hollande, n° 77, enriched with a beautiful autograph letter in pencil signed by the artist to his friend Paul Poiret, dated April 4, 1915 (pasted at the beginning of the volume) : " My dear great one, (...) There are many ways to pay one's debt to the country other than by rotting in a trench (...). Our life here does not require heroic courage but a lot of attention and prudence. (...) A rather unpleasant sensation also is to hear the Krauts scratching underneath you - and to be on a minefield - this race to see who will blow up his opposite (...)". Ex-libris A. Vautier. Discharges.
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