CLAUDEL, Paul.

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CLAUDEL, Paul.
Knowledge of the East. Paris, Société du Mercure de France, 1907.
In-18 [185 x 130] of 261 pp, (1) blank : blue morocco, gilt medallion, representing a ship bearing the letter S, in the center of the first plate, spine ribbed, quintuple gilt fillet inside, gilt head, untrimmed, cover and spine kept (Moscovitz).
Second edition, partly original.
The essay by the French consul in China first appeared in 1900.
ONE OF 12 NUMBERED COPIES ON HOLLAND PAPER (N° 12).
Autograph signed letter :
To Marcel Silvain // with kind regards //
P. Claudel // Paris April 21
A very nice copy. From the Coeuvre library, with bookplate.
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