London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979. FIRST EDITION. Item #13503
FINE COPY IN FINE DUST JACKET. Translated from the French by David Coward and E.A. Lovatt. Rene Daumal (1908-44) was one of the young surrealist writers who came to be known by the name of the journal which they published, "Le Grand Jeu". This book was published in France in 1938 as "La Grande Beuverie", and it recounts the author's experiences during a drinking bout & the Vision of Hell that accompanied it. 150 pages. Small octavo.