Paris: Gallimard, 1952. First French Edition. Item #1339
First Printing, a Review Copy, with "S.P." printed on upper left corner of rear panel. Octavo; publisher's plain beige wrappers, printed in black and red; 184pp, . Signatures uncut, wrappers lightly toned at extremities, with tanning to pages diagonal crease with partial tear to upper right corner of front wrapper, and faint "Archives" rubber stamp to upper margin of front cover; Very Good+. The author's second French language publication, a collection of aphorisms and philosophical musings on the conflicts, paradoxes, and rejoicings of existence. Quite scarce.