Lot n° 41
200 - 300 EUR
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PICASSO. DARAGNES. DIGNIMONT. TOUCHAGUES.
Days of Glory. "History of the Liberation of Paris". S.I.P.E. Paris (1945); in-4 (28.5x23 cm) in sheets, filled printed cover (a small fine stripe on first cover). 148 pages with table and printed cover.
Frontispiece by J.G. Daragnès. Preface by General Koening.
Poem by Paul Eluard, illustrated with an original burin engraving by Picasso (portrait of Françoise Gilot) and two drawings in the text. Four etchings in off-text and seventeen drawings by André Dignimont. Four etchings and 25 in-text drawings by Louis Touchagues (discharge opposite the eight etchings). Illustrations accompanied by texts by various authors, Eluard, Colette, Paul Valéry, André Billy, Alexandre Arnoux, Claude Aveline, J.-J Bernard, Harold Callender, Pierre-Jean Launay and Charles Vildrac. One of the 1000 numbered copies on vellum of Lana. Book published for the benefit of the Red Cross. Reference Goeppert- Cramer 41.
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