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Le Cirque

Vertes, Marcel. Gomez de la Serna, Ramon & Adolphe Falgairolle (Trans.)

Paris. M.-P. Tremois. 1929
Vertes' 'Le Cirque' with additional suites.

From the edition limited to 103 copies, with this one of 4 examples reserved for the Librairie Flammarion (D).

This copy includes the following sets of the prints:

1. 5 prints in colour, as published.
2. Suite of 5 prints in colour printed on Japon, with each print signed in pencil.
3. Suite of 5 prints printed in black, with remarques, printed on vélin de Hollande.
4. Suite of 5 prints printed in black printed on vélin de Hollande.
2 vols. Folio. (450 x 325 mm). Leaf with copy number verso, half-title, original colour etching by Vertès as frontispiece and title with vignette by Vertès, Gomez de la Serna's text illustrated with 4 further original colour etchings by Marcel Vertès and with 35 lithograph vignette illustrations in the text, final leaf with justification; text leaves all with double rules in blue. Loose as issued in original publisher's glossy blue paper wrappers with printed titles and vignette in gilt to covers and portfolio.

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