Dalkey Archive Press, 1992, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First
24cm x 15cm. xxvi, 173 pages. Black cloth, silver lettering, illustrated jacket. First edition in English of this classic surrealist novel. Translated by Thomas Buckley, with a foreword by Ezra Pound, and an introduction by Edouard Roditi. "Loosely structured around a luncheon attended by thirteen guests, the novel is a surrealistic critique of the intellectual corruption of post-World War I France, especially the capitalist bourgeoisie and its supporter, the Catholic Church." Minor foxing to edges. Signature of Dr. Gary Simes. Very minor foxing to jacket verso. Shipped Weight: .46 kilos. ISBN: 1564780023. ISBN/EAN: 9781564780027.