One Hundred Million Million Poems by Queneau, Raymond

One Hundred Million Million Poems

Queneau, Raymond

First published in French in 1961, English version by John Crombie; Instructions for Use by Queneau, introduction by the translator; #394/500 numbered copies, hand set and printed in Bodoni on Arches rag paper. The author's self-proclaimed 'DIY kit for making poems: a limited number of poems, it is true, but sufficient nevertheless to keep the reader reading for almost two hundred million years ...' Or, ten sonnets to the power of 14, able to be read here with each page cut into 14 slivers, one for each line, pages bound together, and where any combination of lines from the ten sonnets can be read at will to a total of, see title above.

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Publisher: Kickshaws. First English language edition 1983
Printed wrappers, sewn. Fine.

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