A16750. GRASS, GUNTER. Mit Sophie in die Pilze gegangen (Inscribed). 47 (5) pp. Grass's poems illustrated with 14 full-page and 5 double-page original b&w lithographs by Grass. Signed in the colophon (as issued) with additional 3-line signed and dated dedication in pencil to Hans Meyer. [Provenance: Estate of Hans Meyer]. Nice association copy of an uncommon German artist's book of the 1970s. The images (interwoven with autographic poetic texts) represent an amorous romp through a patch of highly eroticized mushrooms, and include the artist's self-portrait, a new-born baby and other events. Text in German, with additional Italian translations of all poems, set in Helvetica majer and printed on Filicarta paper; the lithographs are printed without margin on Vang-Papier, a soft heavy rag paper. Large folio, 20 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches (51.5 x 36 cm.), unbound sheets (19 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.) in lettered limp cloth- covered boards, in matching linen slipcase. Number 60 of the numbered ed. of 99 (total ed. of 135), signed by Grass in the colophon. Milano, Grafica Uno, 1976. Fine bright copy, in about fine slipcase with slight dent near upper edge. $1850.00
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