New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949. Revised and corrected edition. Hardcover. 109pp. Small quarto [23.5 cm] Gray cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine and a blind stamped title on the front cover. Very good. The edges of the covers are lightly bumped and rubbed. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front free endsheet. The dust jacket is in very good condition. There are a couple of barely perceptible moisture stains along the edges. The edges are rubbed and chipped. There is a small loss from the bottom edge of the front panel. The rear panel and the edges of the inside flaps are mildly browned. Item #21259
St. John Perse is the pen-name of Alexis Leger.