MIRÓ, Joan. Le Vent Parmi les Roseaux. By William Butler Yeats, translated by André Pieyre de Mandiargues. Illustrated with 2 etchings with aquatint printed in colours by Joan Miró. Folio, 335 x 250 mm, loose as issued in the original illustrated wrappers and cloth slipcase. Paris: OLV Collection Paroles Peintes, 1971.
A unique copy of this delightful edition of a French version of Yeats celebrated poem The Wind Among the Reeds accompanied by Miró's etchings.
Copy number 1 of 15 copies on Japon. This copy is accompanied by 3 suites of various states of the two etchings, each signed by Miró, as well as a copy of the 2 plates in cancelled state, also signed. The wrapper is also an original etching. In addition the book is accompanied by the original manuscript of de Mandiargues translation dated 1963. It consists of the introductory page, which is in French, and the 16 poems in both French and English, and the two lengthy notes in both French and English. In addition there is a full page manuscript concerning the placement of the poems in the printed version. The colophon is signed by de Mandiargues and Miró.
Cramer. Joan Miró, The Illustrated Books: Catalogue Raisonné. 149.
Item nr. 164117