LIMITED DE-LUXE EDITION OF 20 COPIES SIGNED BY ISRAEL ELIRAZ AND JEAN-LUC HERMAN. CONTAINS 7 ORIGINAL PAINTINGS! This copy is numbered 2/20. RARE poem by the acclaimed Israeli poet Israel Eliraz (1936-2016), winner of numerous awards, such as the Bialik Prize (2008), the Brenner Prize (2013), the ACUM lifetime achievement award (2003), the Nathan Alterman Award (2002), the Jerusalem Foundation-Jerusalem Municipality`s Belles-Lettres Award (1992 and 1999), the Israeli Council of Culture and Art Award (1963 and 1965), the Ministry of Culture and Sport Award (2009), and the Prime Minister’s Prize for Creative Work (1994, 2008, and 2009). This de-luxe edition is illustrated with seven original paintings by an eminent Belgian-French painter and engraver Jean-Luc Herman (1936-2014), especially renowned for his book designs. The casing for this artist`s book was especially designed by Armand Danze and the typography is by René Jeanne. 210x120mm. 18 unbound double sheets with especially designed double-layer. Mulberry paper (Papier Thaï) Softcover laid in wood & plastic case sized 255x165mm. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare artist`s book with a poem by an influential Israeli poet and illustrations by an acclaimed Belgian-French artist is in very good condition.