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ROBERT THE DEVIL

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Author: Merwin, W. S. (translator); Roxanne Sexauer (illus.)
Price: $1000.00
Publisher Location: Iowa City
Publisher: Windhover Press & The University of Iowa
Year Published: 1981
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition
Linen cloth w/ paper spine label, publisher's matching slipcase; 4to. 44 pp. Published in a limited edition of 310 copies, this is one of 50 numbered copies with hand-colored wood engravings by Roxanne Sexauer, and signed by both Merwin and Sexauer. A beautiful production, one of the press's finest, printed on hand made Windhover paper with Dante and Bembo italic type. Translation of: Miracle de Notre Dame de Robert le Diable from an Anonymous French Play of the XIV Century and introduced by W.S. Merwin. Laid in is the "erratum" slip correcting the number printed of the special edition. Quite scarce and a desirable fine press. Fine copy.