Le prisonnier des mondes; poems. Jean LE ROY.

Le prisonnier des mondes; poems

Paris, Société d'Editions Mansi [1913]. 35pp.

Item #7746

A short collection of poems by Jean Cocteau's first protege/lovers: a soldier-poet "young, handsome, good, brave, full of genius, simple- everything that Death loves." He died in the first World was in 1918 at the age of 23 and became the model for the protagonist in Cocteau's Thomas l'Imposteur and he appears in several other works by Cocteau. See Jean Le Roy, de Quimper aux tranchées, itinéraire d'un poète oublié, avec un texte de Jean Cocteau, présenté par Jean-François Douguet et Alain Le Grand-Vélin, Quimper, Société des Amis de Louis Le Guennec, 2015 and Le Cavalier de Frise, poèmes trouvés dans sa cantine, Paris, Typographie François Bernouard, 1924 et 1928.
Very good in original wrappers, some browning to wrappers. One of 500 numbered copies, this is #63, inscribed by the author on half-title. Quite rare.

Price: $375.00

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