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A SEASON IN HELL by  Arthur (Robert MAPPLETHORPE) RIMBAUD - Hardcover - Signed - 1986 - from Charles Agvent and



Condition: Fine in a Fine slipcase

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1986. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Robert Mapplethorpe. Quarto (7-1/2" x 11-1/2") handsewn and handbound in full crimson Oasis goatskin leather stamped in black. The original French with the acclaimed English translation by Paul Schmidt on facing pages. One of 1000 numbered copies illustrated with 8 hand-pulled dust-grain photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe printed in two colors on handmade paper and SIGNED by the photographer and the translator. "Of the arresting photographs used to illustrate the book, several of the images rank among the photographer's most famous" (The American Livre de Peintre 30). Monthly Letter laid in.


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