Élégie. by ‘TOUNY-LÉRYS’ [pseudonym of Marcel MARCHANDEAU].

Élégie. by ‘TOUNY-LÉRYS’ [pseudonym of Marcel MARCHANDEAU].

~ Élégie. [c. 1908].

8vo (208 × 133 mm), pp. [16]. Uncut in original wrappers. Presentation inscription.

First edition in book form, with an inscription by the author to the poet Albert-Jean. The poem was intended as the prologue to the author’s La Pâque des roses, and was first published in the Mercure de France in June 1908. Lérys was a magistrate and poet who was a member of the Society of French Poets and a good friend of Francis Jammes.

Keywords: french, literature, poetry
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