L’Isle sous Cloche. by LANGLAIS, Xavier.

L’Isle sous Cloche. by LANGLAIS, Xavier.

~ L’Isle sous Cloche. Nantes: Aux Portes du large, [ 1946].

16mo (187 × 118 mm), pp. 325, [3], lightly browned. Uncut and partially unopened in original illustrative wrappers.

First edition. A French translation by the author, of his 1940’s science-fiction novel written in Breton Enez ar Rod (Island of the wheel). Langlais was a prolific Breton writer, who also worked as a painter and printmaker. He studied art in Nantes and Paris and became professor of design at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, also writing a book on techniques of oil painting which is still authoritative and has been translated into several languages.

Keywords: french, literature
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