Paris: Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1955. Octavo. Item #002256
163 pp. with black and white photos of Claudel's bust and his death mask. Contributions by St.-John Perse, Superveille, Jouhandeau, Blanchot, and others. Paul Claudel was a French poet, dramatist and diplomat, and the younger brother of the sculptress Camille Claudel. He was most famous for his verse dramas, which often convey his devout Catholicism. Bound in paper wraps printed in red and black, original clasine wrapper with chips to spine ends, last leaf of index stuck along bottom of rear wrappe. some marginal toning. A very nice copy.