New York: [Edition Gunnar A. Kaldewey] Printed in the tower of Poestenkill, 1984. Kuball, Mischa. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 40 p. Signed by Artist. Near Fine. Item #CNJL203
Todesfuge (DeathFugue) is one of the "great and terrifying literary works" written by survivors of the Holocaust. This version, published by the Kaldewey Press, unites Celan's moving poetry with the papercut artwork of Mischa Kuball, a Dusseldorf born artist known for his interest in space-related art and graphics. All text in German. ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in full vellum, gilt decoration on front, papercuts on C.M. Fabriano paper, text on translucent paper; papercut artwork by Mischa Kuball, signed by him on the limitation page. Limited edition of 65 copies, the first 15 of which are bound in vellum, all unnumbered, this one of the 15 (an additional 5 copies were printed on special Japanese paper); 14.5" tall; unpaginated with 20 leaves total, including both papercut and text pages. ***CONDITION: Fine but for lower corners lightly bumped in a very good plus publisher's slipcase covered in black paper. ***CITATION: Clemens von Lucius, Edition Kaldewey no. 9. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.