Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1955. Limited edition. Hardcover. 30pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue leather with a gilt stamped title on the front board. Decorative ensheets. Very good. The front cover is very slightly warped. The half title page is detached, but present. There is a contemporary gift inscription on the half title page. Item #19875
Ranaivo's work centers on a synthesis of formal French and traditional Malagasy verse. His œuvre is made up of just three small volumes: L'Ombre et le vent (1947), Mes chansons de toujours (1955), and Le Retour au bercail (1962). This is number 60 of 500.