Port Louis, Mauritius: Mauritius Printing & Co., Ltd., 1956. Illustrated by Siegfried Sammer. Editions Sammer / Limited Edition. Loose Prospectus. Just a single copy of this scarce 1956 African prospectus found in institutional collections worldwide, that being held by the National Library of Australia. Text in French. "Kélibé-Kéliba" was issued in an edition of 300 copies with 20 illustrations - 3 being in color, and was further illustrated with horizontal and vertical bands of traditional motifs on pages without larger diagrams. Bifolium, 4to size (12.75 inches tall), pp.  This copy of the prospectus is signed in blue ink by Siegried Sammer and is accompanied by an original (10 x 8 inches) order form. Minor soil and creases, else Fine. Near Fine. Item #4259
Mauritius gained it's independence in 1968 and in 1969 “Kélibé-Kéliba” was chosen to represent the new country at the Festival of Popular Arts and Traditions of the World (now The Confolens Festival) in Confolens, France.
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