[New York]: The Grenfell Press, 1988. First English language edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth with red and gilt spine label. No dust jacket as issued. Red ribbon bookmark attached. Minor edgewear and bumping; spine lightly sunned. SIGNED by author and illustrator at colophon. Edition of 350, this copy no. 17. Printed on Gampi and Kozo paper, handbound by Claudia Cohen. Very good plus or better. Very good +. Item #23838
Short prose vignettes, all variations on a theme, illustrated by Clemente's lithographs. Originally published in Marie Chaix's French translation, Plaisirs Singuliers, in 1983; this luxurious hand-bound production is its first appearance in English.