Lot 654: Pseudonym of the poet and translator Paul Antschel (1920–1970), one of the major German-language poets of the post-World War II era. Uncommon ALS in German, one page, 8.75 x 11, November 25, 1957. Letter to Hans Rudolf Hilty, editor of the literary magazine Hortulus. Celan writes that he wants to send him either a poem or a translation, and invites him to visit in Paris. In fine condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds. Celan was awarded the Bremen Literature Prize in 1958. A sought-after letter with fine literary associations.
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