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Jean Dubuffet par Louis Parrot

Dubuffet, Jean

Paris. Galerie René Drouin / Pierre Seghers Editeur. 1944
Edition of 620 copies plus 'quelques exemplaires marqués 'H. C.'; copy stamp-numbered'15' on the justification.

The first book on the art of Jean Dubuffet, published on the occasion of his first exhibition at the Galerie René Drouin, 20th October - 18th November 1944.
[26 leaves; pp. 19, (i) + 12 leaves with plates]. 4to. (254 x 192 mm). Half-title, justification verso, printed title, Parrot's text dated 'Juin 1944', leaf with list of plates and 12 leaves with monochrome illustration recto and verso, final leaf with achevé d'imprimer. Original publisher's cream printed wrappers with titles in red to front cover and spine.