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Lessive du Loup

Lam, Wifredo. Fourcade, Dominique

Paris. G[uy]. L[évis]. M[ano]. 1966
Dominique Fourcade's 'Lessive du Loup' with Wifredo Lam's original signed etching.

From the edition limited to 523 copies, with this unopened copy from the édition de tête of 55 copies on vélin d'Arches with the original etching by Lam signed in pencil as frontispiece; the remaining 460 copies (apart from 8 hors commerce) were issued without the signed frontispiece.

Lam's etching was printed in Paris by Georges Leblanc.
[30 leaves; pp. 48, (v)]. 8vo. (194 x 146 mm). Half-title with publisher's copyright verso, leaf with original signed etching by Wifredo Lam as frontispiece verso, printed title, leaf with dedication to René Char and Fourcade's verse, 'Table' and final leaf with achevé d'imprimer and justification. Original publisher's printed wrappers with titles to front cover and spine in black.

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