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De Moment en Moment

Miro, Joan. Char, René

(Alès). P[ierre]. A[ndré]. B[enoit]. 1957, mars
René Char's De Moment en Moment published by PAB and illustrated by Miró.

From the edition limited to 42 numbered copies on Auvergne à la main with this one of 36 numbered in Arabic numerals and signed by PAB in pencil; the first of Miró's engravings (the frontispiece) is signed by the artist in pencil.

Miró's original prints for the book are burin engravings on celluloid. Char's prose poems were written in 1948 and 1949 respectively.

[Montpellier 287; Cramer 42].
[6 bifolia: 12 unnumbered leaves]. 12mo. (124 x 128 mm). Two blank leaves, leaf with title recto, leaf with Miró's signed engraving as frontispiece recto, four leaves with Char's verse recto and verso (final verso blank), leaf with Miró's second engraving recto, leaf with justification recto, two blank leaves. Loose as issued in original cream printed wrappers with titles in black to front cover.

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