WS Burroughs vs formule-mort. F. J. Ossang, William S. Burroughs.

WS Burroughs vs formule-mort

ISBN: 9782858939091
Paris, France: Jean Michel Place, 2007. First Printing. Hardcover. A book of writings about the life & works of William S. Burroughs by F.J. Ossang, a French intellectual polymath- filmmaker, prose & poetry author, singer, etc. An introductory essay followed by various excerpts from WSB's works. Interspersed with many photographs, including lesser-known, rarely or otherwise reproduced images of a middle-aged & older WSB alone, in company, perusing & autographing books, etc. There is a life chronology & bibliographies, including WSB's works in French translation, at the end of the volume. Small hardcover in pictorial boards, all text in French. Also includes a publisher's announcement-advertisement of this item, folded into quarters, probably printed from the web, with text also in French. This copy is from the personal collection of well-known author Charles Plymell & his wife, Pamela Beach Plymell. The Plymells were close friends & associates of WSB, & published of some of WSB's works. A rare, more recent example of WSB scholarship from France, with important provenance. In very fine condition with only very light scratching & rubbing to front, back boards & spine, small bump-creases at corners & edges, a bit of spotting to upper edge. Interior very fine. Very Fine. [Item #1839]

Price: $65.00