10 Poems, newly translated by Michael Feingold. Drawings by Peter Thompson. FitzGerald, Vincent. Rimbaud Co., Arthur.

10 Poems, newly translated by Michael Feingold. Drawings by Peter Thompson.

New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Co., 1982. One of 125 copies all on Somerset handmade paper, watermark: "Somerset" / "England"), the first 25 of which were signed by the artist and the translator. Page size: 9-7/8 x 7-5/8 inches; 9 triptych fascicles each with a poem in French and an English translation of the poem; inbetween is an image of Rimbaud, with titlepage and colophon fascicles. Bound: loose as issued in blue cloth clamshell box with title stamped in red on front cover. The illustrations by Peter Thompson were printed on Arches paper at Meriden Gravure, with the exception of the first which is a tipped-in photograph of a color painting, an interpretation of the young Rimbaud by Thompson. The text was printed in charcoal gray ink, catching the delicate drawings by Thompson, by Dan Keleher's Wild Carrot Letterpress, and designed by Vincent FitzGerald and Robert Reitzes. The second book of the press, a simple yet elegant book. THEMES AND VARIATIONS, p. 88. Item #9652

Price: $750.00