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Brussels: Maison de la Francité, 1992     ¶ Thirty full-page portraits by various artists 1866-1986, with essays by François Carrassan, Olivier Rometti, and Jean Gillibert, also the dedication of Rimbaud's bust at Charleville 1927 (by André Breton et al) and an introduction 'D'Hyères à Bruxelles' by B. J. Ridopoulos; published in conjunction with the Rimbaud exhibition at Hyères 1991, Brussels 1992. Long… Read more
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Charleville: Les Amis de Rimbaud, 1963     ¶ Only edition; including papers by Petitfils on "La fin d'une légende (Rimbaud négrier)" and Briet on "Deux sources du Bateau ivre et autres poèmes dans le sillage du Capitaine Cook et de Lamartine"; together with an unsigned account -- probably by Petitfils -- of Arthur Rimbaud vu par des peintres contemporains 1962. The… Read more
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Patti Smith: A bibliography. [By Lawrence R. French and John D. De Gozzaldi]

by Smith, Patti, b. 1946. Bibliography.) French, Lawrence R

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1996
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¶ Only edition of the only work of its kind; comprising descriptions of eighteen books and pamphlets 1972-94 and two forthcoming books, together with a full-page facsimile of an early price-list of Patti Smith publications (New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery Inc, 1978?). Date inferred from text, leaf [7]. A modest production, very scarce: This work was unknown to… Read more
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Water voyages, 1[-17]. Compiled by Joan and John Digby

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Digby, John, b. 1938

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2001
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Oyster Bay (New York): Feral Books, 2001   ¶ ONLY EDITION of a charming anthology gathered together as a medium for "The remarkable collage images of John Digby[, which] are rich in associations that demonstrate man's ancient links with the sea. Using archival and library sources, he has found and utilized colorful antique illustrations from nineteenth century and earlier publications that show… Read more
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Rimbaud, 1854-1891

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Fantin-Latour, Henri, 1836-1904, after

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1951
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Paris, 1951     ¶ The earliest postage-stamp -- and still the only French stamp -- devoted to Arthur Rimbaud; displaying a powerful portrait of the poet after Fantin-Latour (1872) with a storm-tossed boat and two great waterspouts in the background; designed by Paul Pierre Lemagny (1905-1977), engraved by G. A. Barlangue, and first issued at Charleville, 27 October 1951. Petitfils remarks that this… Read more
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Le golf. [Par] Georges Jeanneau

by Miniature books.) Jeanneau, Georges, b. 1945

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2002
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Paris: Éditions Biotop, 2002     ¶ FIRST EDITION of an original miniature book about golf -- smaller, in fact, than a golf ball --, by the author of Le golf en France 1999, Contes & nouvelles du golf 2001, and Le golf et les jeux olympiques 2003. This is a PRESENTATION COPY, accompanied by an autograph note SIGNED by the author, 28 April 2005. … Read more
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[Portrait of Rimbaud aged 36, with caravan and map]

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Djibouti

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Published
1991
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Djibouti (Djibouti), 1991     ¶ A STRIKING MINIATURE PORTRAIT based on Isabelle Rimbaud's drawing of her brother in East African costume 1891, with a caravan and a map (Aden and the horn of Africa) in the background; printed in Switzerland by Courvoisier and issued at Djibouti 23 December 1991.   ||| Postage-stamp 30 x 42 mm, denominated 150 F, lettered in French and Arabic, signed Courvoisier lower… Read more
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Le lieu et la formule. Choix et préface de Alain Borer

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891

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Published
1999
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9782715221369
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Paris: Mercure de France, 1999     Selected poems and letters; a common modern pocket edition. Borer's preface is entitled "Rimbaud à perte de vue", pages 7-[11].  (Series: Le petit Mercure.)   ||| Collation: 160 x 101 mm: 63 leaves, paginated [1-6] 7-120 [121-126]. Pages [1-2] and [123-126] are blank as issued.  Illustration: Three illustrations (facsimiles).  Binding: Color-pictorial wrappers after Ernest Pignon-Ernest (qv), priced 24 FF. Conditon:… Read more
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Nos Ardennes. Huit dessins de Paul Verlaine, Ernest Delahaye, Germain Nouveau; introduction et notes par Jules Mouquet

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896

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Published
1948
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First edition.
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Geneva: Pierre Cailler, 1948   ¶ FIRST EDITION / ÉDITION ORIGINALE of Verlaine's charming prose sketches of Rethel and Vouziers, two towns in the Ardennes between Reims and Charleville. These were published originally in six installments in a Charleville daily 1882-83; but Verlaine never published them in book form, nor do they appear in his posthumous Oeuvres completes 1899-1902 &c. These pieces… Read more
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Rimbaud, 1854-1891

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Fantin-Latour, 1836-1904, after

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1951
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Paris, 1951     ¶ The earliest postage-stamp -- and still the only French stamp -- devoted to Arthur Rimbaud; displaying a powerful portrait of the poet after Fantin-Latour (1872) with a storm-tossed boat and two great waterspouts in the background; designed by Paul Pierre Lemagny (1905-1977), engraved by G. A. Barlangue, and first issued at Charleville, 27 October 1951. Petitfils remarks that this… Read more
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[Portrait of Rimbaud aged 17, with ship and sea-serpent]

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Djibouti

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Published
1992
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Djibouti (Djibouti), 1992     ¶ A STRIKING MINIATURE PORTRAIT based on Carjat's second photograph 1871/2, with a storm-tossed ship and a sea-serpent in the background; printed in Switzerland by Courvoisier and issued at Djibouti 5 February 1992.   ||| Postage-stamp 30 x 42 mm, denominated 90 F, lettered in French and Arabic, signed "Courvoisier" lower right, lithographed in colors, perforated as issued.  Condition: Mint, never hinged.  References:… Read more
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Le bateau ivre, & autres poèmes

by Miniature books.) Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891

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2004
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Paris: Éditions Biotop, 2004     Contents: Le bateau ivre; Les sœurs de charité; Les chercheuses de poux; L'orgie parisienne; Marine; Après le déluge; Antique; chronology. (Series: Collection 3.2; Le mini-livre.)   ||| Collation: 32 x 25 mm (1¼ x 1 inch): 40 leaves, paginated [1-80] (ie, not paginated).  Binding: Pictorial wrappers.  Condition: As new.  Reference: ISBN 2 84400 034 7; ISSN 1248-5381.  .
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[Illustration for Rimbaud's nihilistic poem, "Qu'est-ce pour nous, mon coeur . . ." (What is it to us? my heart . . . , ca 1872)]

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Strauchmann, Went, b. 1938

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Published
1973
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Memmingen (Bavaria): Edition Curt Visel, 1973     ¶ AN ORIGINAL LINOCUT SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, depicting a man imprisoned in a tower or pergola surmounted by a giant octopus, set in a volcanic wasteland relieved only by a peacock lower right. The accompanying text, interestingly, omits Rimbaud's last line -- "Ce n'est rien! j'y suis! j'y suis toujours" (It's nothing! I'm here!… Read more
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L'oeuvre logique de Rimbaud. . . . Orné d'un hors-texte de Pierre Petitfils, [intitulé] Les assis

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Dhôtel, André, 1900-1991

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Published
1933
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Mézières: Éditions de la Société des Écrivains Ardennais, 1933     ¶ ONLY EDITION of an early metaphysical interpretation: "Sous le nom de pays d'Orient, Rimbaud recherche le monde de son enfance qu'un incompréhensible déluge a balayé. Dans le brouillard d'enchantement qui obscurcit toutes choses depuis, il essaie de reconstruire sans imaginer l'univers disparu. L'Esprit est la clef de cette résurrection. Ce qu'il… Read more
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Arthur Rimbaud. Par Gérard Bauër

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) (Dine, Jim, 1935-2002.) Bauër, Gérard, 1888-1967

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In: Historia (Paris, 1955-  ) no. 242 (January 1967), pages 120-31     ¶ ONLY EDITION: This is the original magazine whose cover inspired the American artist Jim Dine to embark on his extraordinary series of nine Rimbaud portraits 1971-73, now very scarce and highly prized. In an interview with Thomas Krens (1976), Dine recalled that he had been "impressed by Rimbaud first… Read more
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Charleville: Les Amis de Rimbaud, 1964     ¶ Only edition; including papers on "Le nouvel autographe des Effarés", "Une source d'inspiration des 'Chansons' de Rimbaud?" and "Le manuscrit des Mains de Jeanne-Marie".   ||| Collation: In 8 (230 x 157 mm): Eight leaves, paginated [1] 2-14 [15-16].  Binding: Printed wrappers.  Condition: Fine, unopened.  Reference: ISSN 1141-7218.  Provenance: (1) Pierre Petitfils (1908-2002), the editor; presented… Read more
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Paris: Mercure de France, 1937     ¶ FIRST EDITION of this important collection; comprising drafts of Une saison en enfer 1873, variant texts for Les illuminations 1886, and eight letters to Demény 1871 and Delahaye 1872-75 -- including both the celebrated 'lettre du voyant' of 15 May 1871 ("Le poète se fait voyant par un long, immense et raisonné dérèglement de… Read more
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Arthur Rimbaud in Abyssinia. By Enid Starkie

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Starkie, Enid Mary, 1897-1970

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1937
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Oxford: at the Clarendon press, 1937     ¶ FIRST EDITION of the first serious study of Rimbaud's career in East Africa 1881-91  =  ÉDITION ORIGINALE de la première étude sérieuse sur Rimbaud en Afrique de l'Est 1881-91; notable especially for Starkie's discovery of unpublished documents in the Foreign Office (London) suggesting that Rimbaud had been involved in the slave-trade -- a question… Read more
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Bibliographie des poètes maudits, ii: Arthur Rimbaud. [Par Maurice Monda et François Montel]

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) Monda, Maurice

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Published
1927
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Paris: Librairie Henri Leclerc / L. Giraud-Badin,, 1927 ¶ ONLY EDITION OF THE FIRST DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RIMBAUD; comprising transcriptions of title-pages, collations, justifications de tirage, and detailed publishing histories of the twelve éditions originales of Rimbaud's works published 1873-1923, including variant readings (June/July 1873) for Une saison en enfer (October 1873) and the variant texts of five… Read more
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Lyon: La Manufacture, 1985     ¶ ONLY EDITION of an interesting hommage to Jean-Paul Vaillant (1897-1970), "le sourcier de l'Ardenne", founder of the journal La grive 1928-73 and a leading figure in Rimbaud studies; including a biographical Portrait (pages [13]-64) by his son Philippe, a checklist of Levaillant's series Les cahiers ardennais 1928-84 (65-67), selected reprints from La grive ([72-135]), and a detailed index of the… Read more
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