Item #37106 Eurydice. Gerrit Achterberg.


1944. Softcover. [IN DUTCH] Gerrit Achterberg (1905-1962) was a Dutch poet "whose use of surreal language and imagery influenced a generation of post-World War II poets known as the Experimentalists. His verse, traditional in form, is characterized as romantic and metaphysical. He was a linguistic innovator, often coining new words based on the terminology of science and scholarship." (Britannica) This printing of Eurydice is a collection of poems set in the Lutetia typeface by J van Krimpen. The edition is limited to 275 copies, printed on handmade paper, not commercially available, and 275 intended for trade. This copy is #258. Octavo. Light blue/grey paper wrappers with title plate (orange on blue) affixed to front wrapper. Wrapper is separated from text block. Sunning to edges of wrappers and spine, especially top of rear wrapper. Minor bumping to edges. Pages are yellowed but clean. 33 numbered pages, plus index and colophon. DUTCHLANG/022224. Very Good.

Item #37106

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