The Spirit Walks, The Rocks Will Talk; Eccentric Translations from Two Eccentrics. With Vignettes by Guy Davenport. Ronald Johnson.

The Spirit Walks, The Rocks Will Talk; Eccentric Translations from Two Eccentrics. With Vignettes by Guy Davenport

New York & Penland: The Jargon Society, 1969. First Edition. Narrow 8vo, unapg. pamphlet in wrappers, saddle-stitched. Fine with just a minuscule spot of rubbing to the bottom of the spine; with publisher's photocopy newsletter in original mailing envelope. Item #206060

Edition limited to 500 numbered copies, signed by both Johnson and Davenport, this being number 250; it was printed on Fabriano and Cockerell paper with a central insert of French marbled paper. The "two eccentrics" are Le Facteur Cheval, builder of le Palais Ideal, Hautrives (Drome), France and Raymond Isidore, builder of le Petite Pique-Assiette at Chartres. In addition to providing the portrait vignettes, Davenport was the book's dedicatee.

Price: $250.00

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