Lot 719

2 Jean Genet books Our Lady and Querelle de Brest

Estimate: $100 - $200

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Genet, Jean, Lot of 2 books: Querelle de Brest, 1947, French text, second edition, number 813 of 1850 copies, softcover, published underground by Paul Morihien, top edges uncut, original glassine jacket; WITH Our Lady of the Flowers, 1949, First American edition, one of 500 copies, hardcover, red leatherette with design in gilt by Jean Cocteau, published by Paul Morihien, Paris. A pair of underground French classics, that were heavily influential on the burgeoning Queer and Beat scenes.

Condition

Both in good condition, sound binding, unmarked contents, light edgewear and handling to the exteriors; Our Lady with light staining to first few pages. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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