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Sight and Touch; In Spanish, English And French, With Three Woodcuts By Balthus (Count Balthazar Klossowski de Rola) by  Octavio Paz - Hardcover - 1994 - from Royoung bookseller, Inc. and Biblio.com

Sight and Touch; In Spanish, English And French, With Three Woodcuts By Balthus (Count Balthazar Klossowski de Rola)

by Paz, Octavio

Condition: Orig. boards covered with pure linen on the sides, overlapped at the spine with goatskin, front cover paper label. Fine in fine


New York: Limited Editions Club, 1994. Hardcover. Orig. boards covered with pure linen on the sides, overlapped at the spine with goatskin, front cover paper label. Fine in fine matching clam shell box with beige goatskin front cover label printed in brown. Balthus. Unpaginated. Elephant folio, 59.5 x 56.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 89 of 300, signed by Paz and Balthus, printed in Lutetia type designed by Jan van Krimpen, printed at Wild Carrot Press; the three Balthus multi-color woodcuts editioned by Keiji Shinohara, and printed on handmade Kozo Uwazen paper from Japan. The English translation by Elbert Weinberger, French translation by Claude Esteban. Paz received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1990. Laid-in the LEC Newsletter.
  • Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 20993
  • Title: Sight and Touch; In Spanish, English And French, With Three Woodcuts By Balthus (Count Balthazar Klossowski de Rola)
  • Author: Paz, Octavio
  • Illustrator: Balthus
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Orig. boards covered with pure linen on the sides, overlapped at the spine with goatskin, front cover paper label. Fine in fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Limited Editions Club
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1994
  • Keywords: Literature
  • Bookseller catalogs: Private Press; Modern Art; Prints; Poetry;


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