Frans Masereel. My Book of Hours. [N.p.]: printed for the author, 1922. Edition ("for America") limited to 600 copies, this being number 448, signed by Masereel. 167 wood engravings. Original printed paper boards. Covers toned. Fine. A novel told entirely in woodcuts.

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    Small octavo. Unpaginated. Foreword by Romain Rolland.

    This work by the Flemish-born master of wood engraving was originally published in Geneva in 1919 under the title Mon Livre d'Heures, then re-published the next year in Germany under the title Mein Stundenbuch, and then in America with this title, My Book of Hours. It was later published under the title Passionate Journey, the one by which it is now generally known. A wonderful book.

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