Le Pas de la mort. Poëme inédit. by MICHAULT, Pierre.…

Le Pas de la mort. Poëme inédit. by MICHAULT, Pierre. Colyn COELLIN, translator. Jules PETIT, introduction.

~ Le Pas de la mort. Poëme inédit. Brussels: [Toint-Scohier], Fr.-J Olivier, for Libraire de la Société [des Bibliophiles de Belgique], 1869.

8vo (230 × 148 mm), pp. lxxx, 95, [5]. Including one plate between translation and the original text. Uncut on original yellow boards. Spine defective, text block broken into three, covers thumbed.

First edition, with a translation by Coellin. Number 16 of 25 copies hors commerce. An otherwise unpublished poem by Michault, French poet of the fifteenth century, who also wrote Dance aux aveugles (1465) and Doctrinal du temps présent (1466). This edition includes a Flemish translation of the poem, and an introduction by the architect Jules Petit. Not in Bibliothéque national.

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