Le Temps, ce grand sculpteur. Essais. Marguerite Yourcenar, Marguerite Cleenewerck de Crayencour.
Le Temps, ce grand sculpteur. Essais.
Association Copy – Inscribed to Bernard Hassell, James Baldwin's companion

Le Temps, ce grand sculpteur. Essais.

(Paris): Gallimard, (1980). Presentation copy. Inscribed to Bernard Hassell. In original paper. 246, (2) p. In fine condition.

The dedication reads: “à Bernard Hassel[!] en hommage amical et en souvenir d'une bonne rencontre à Marseilles. Marguerite Yourcenar 18 fév. 1981.”

Marguerite Yourcenar (1903–1987) was a Belgian-born French author, who was the first women elected to the Académie française in 1980.

Bernard Hassell (1930–1991) was an American actor and dancer, James Baldwin’s companion. Baldwin (1924–1987) was an African American gay writer and civil rights activist. He and Yourcenar were good friends and in 1982 Yourcenar translated his play “The Amen Corner” into French.


Price: €2,000.00