Von Schwelle zu Schwelle. Gedichte.

Stuttgart, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, [1955].

8vo, pp. 65, [3]; a very good copy in the original black cloth gilt, with the original cellophane wrapper, printed flaps, short tear to front panel, chip to rear.


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First edition of Celan’s second collection of poems. Dedicated to his wife Gisèle, it is Celan’s first book to arise wholly from Paris.

Wilpert/Gühring 16.

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