Lot 237: (SURREALISM.) Celan, Paul. Edgar Jené: Der Traum vom Traume.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (SURREALISM.) Celan, Paul. Edgar Jené: Der Traum vom Traume. Foreword by O. Basil. 8 lithographs (including 2 double-page plates, 1 loose triple-page plate, and 2 hand-colored plates); 18 black-and-white reproductions; and 4 text illustrations, by Jené. Small 8vo, blue-lettered cream wrappers, unevenly toned; lacks outer printed band. Wilpert/Guhring 4. Vienna: Agathon, 1948
Notes: first edition of celan''s first publication. number 93 of 700 copies. inscribed and signed by jené to Armand Hoog, an eminent French writer and expert on French literature who held a long tenure at Princeton University. Inscription dated Paris, October 1948.