Charles Peguy (1873-1914).
Title La Tapisserie de Notre Dame.
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Edition First Edition, thus.
Publisher Amsterdam: A. A. Balkema, 1946
Seller ID KSF11113-105
First Printed, 1913. Narrow 12mo. 7 5/8 x 4 3/8 inches. 54 pp. Balkema's printer's device on title page, pages uncut; text clean, unmarked, very minor toning. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, toned. Very Good. Charles Peguy was a noted French poet, essayist, and editor born in Orleans. For many years a socialist, Peguy became a devout (if not a practicing) Roman Catholic about 1908. This work presents a "tapestry" of devotional meditations on the Virgin Mary. Printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen in Haarlem. Peguy died at Villeroy, Seine-et-Marne during World War I, the day before the beginning of the Battle of the Marne.
Charles Peguy, La Tapisserie de Notre Dame, A. A. Balkema, Joh Enschede en Zonen, Fine Press, Letterpress