Apomorphine

Paris, France: L'Herne, 1969. First Printing. Softcover. A compilation of writings by William S. Burroughs, translated from English into French by Mary Beach & Claude Pelieu. Beach & Pelieu were long-time collaborators with WSB, & important writers, publishers & artists over many years. They were also the mother & stepfather of Pamela Beach Plymell, who along with her husband Charles Plymell also collaborated with & published works of WSB. A softcover original in sewn binding, this is the first French printing of October 29, 1969 as noted in the last colophon page. Part of a series entitled "Les Livres noirs" as noted in vertical text along lower left edge of front cover. Text in French. A very rare WSB collectible outside of France, in near-fine condition with only moderate rubbing, creasing & scratching to laminated front, back covers & spine; vertical creases along spine; small bumps & chips along corners & edges of covers & spine; browning, mild soiling & scratching to all edges. Interior fine with only mild browning to edges of pages of thick paper stock. Near Fine. [Item #2041]

Price: $100.00

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