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Anthologie de l'Amour Sublime

Miro, Joan. Péret, Benjamin

Paris. Editions Albin Michel. 1956
A very good copy of Péret's 'Anthologie de l'Amour Sublime' with Miro's signed colour lithograph.

From the édition de tête limited to 37 numbered copies on vélin du Marais with the original colour lithograph signed and numbered by Miro as frontispiece, with this one of seven hors commerce copies numbered in Roman numerals; an ordinary edition without the frontispiece was also issued.

Miro's original colour lithograph, printed by Mourlot, Paris, is numbered from the edition of 40.

Also included, inserted loose, is a card for 'Editions Jean-Jacques Pauvert' to be filled out and sent in order to receive the 'Catalogue Illustré'.

[Cramer 35; Miro Lithographe 175].
8vo. (202 x 135 mm). Half-title with 'Du Mème Auteur' verso, leaf with Miro's original colour lithograph as frontispiece verso, title with justification verso and Péret's text illustrated with reproductions on glossy paper throughout, two leaves with 'tables' and final leaf with achevé d'imprimer. Original publisher's printed wrappers with titles in red to front cover and spine, front cover with repeated reproduction in relief in pink of a drawing by Ambroise Paré.

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