Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1962. Limited edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED. 36pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue leather with a gilt stamped title on the front board. Decorative ensheets. Very good. There is a tiny loss from the head of the spine. Item #19879
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 27 of 500. Inscribed by Ranaivo on the limitation page.