La Terre Sous le Signe de Saturne [Limited Edition]. GRAPHICS, Frans MASEREEL.

La Terre Sous le Signe de Saturne [Limited Edition]

Berne: Herbert Lang, [1944]. First Edition. Limited to 550 copies printed on "carton mat." Small, slim quarto (22.cm.); publisher's boards, blue printed paper labels mounted to upper cover and spine, in blue printed dust jacket; [20]ll.; chiefly illus., printed on rectos only. Light wear to jacket extremities, especially at flap folds, textblock uniformly toned, else Near Fine in Very Good jacket.

Lesser-known suite of drawings depicting a monstrous, all-devouring earth, the penultimate panel showing the planet consuming naked bodies reminiscent of photographs taken at the Nazi death camps; in the final panel the earth is nothing but an expanse of graves marked with uniform crosses.

Price: $200.00

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