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Sat, Apr 6, 2024 03:00AM EDT - Sun, Apr 28, 2024 08:00PM EDT
Lot 172C

Paul Eluard, Andre Breton L Immaculate Conception Book

Estimate: $800 - $1,500

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  • Authors: Andre Bruton, Paul Eleuard
  • Title: L Immaculate Conception
  • Year: 1930
  • Description:In-8 °. - First edition ill. a vignette by Salvador Dalí on the cover, repeated on the title. The authors engage in a "simulation game of language disorders caused by various mental illnesses" (Biro). Example of the current print on Sorel-Moussel imponderable paper (n ° 949). To finance this edition, Corti sold the copied manuscript to the Vicomte de Noailles and the original drafts to Valentine Hugo. - Ref. Sebbag, Les Éditions surréalistes, 16.- Biro and others, Dict. general of surr., p. 216. Orange canvas, smooth back and label. ocher leather, cover. cons. (covers from the part. imaged, with folds).
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Condition

Very Good