Paris: [Chez A. Kroll], 1953. Small quarto (19 x 17cm). Loose folded sheets, laid into stiff wrappers with pictorial vignette. Plates. A few plate guard tissues creased, a few lower margins show a bit of foxing, but a near fine copy, in very good board slipcase and chemise. The label on the chemise is partially chipped away. Item #WRCLIT76775
First printing in this format of the translation into French by Alexandre Vialatte, printed in company with an appended letter from Max Brod. Illustrated with 12 original burin engravings by A. Krol. From a total edition of 165 copies (of which 15 were hors commerce) printed on vélin d'Arches, this is one of 113 numbered copies. All copies were signed by the artist, Abram Krol. MONOD 6488. BENEZIT VIII:101.