Paris: Gallimard, 1960. First French Edition. Item #1340
First Printing, a Review Copy with publisher's "Service de Presse" punch to lower margin of rear wrapper. Octavo; publisher's plain beige wrappers, printed in black and red; 194pp, . Inscribed by Cioran (in French) on the half-title page. Spine and text edges gently sunned, else Fine. A rare inscribed copy of the author's fourth French language publication, a collection of provocative essays in which he writes about politics, history, and the utopian dream. Material signed by Cioran is extremely uncommon on the market.