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    [Henry Miller]. [Salvador Dali, illustrator]. Billy Rose. Wine, Women and Words. With a scathing inscription by Miller, describing his animosity to Dali. From the Pierre Sicari Collection.

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    [Henry Miller]. [Salvador Dali, illustrator]. Billy Rose. Wine, Women and Words. New York: Simon and Schuster, [1948]. First edition, one of an unspecified number of copies (#1451) signed by Rose. With a scathing inscription by Miller, describing his animosity to Dali.

    Inscribed by Henry Miller on the front free endpaper: "To me S. D. is/a prick of the first/water, I know, from/intimate contact./May he live to/screw himself!/Henry Miller/1/31/73/Especially inscribed/for/Pierre Sicari/recently of Corsica". Publisher's gold cloth backstrip over printed paper boards, spine stamped in black. Some rubbing, mild wear to binding, some minor soiling to fore-edge of text. Very good. A fantastic inscription by Miller about the greatest surrealist artist of the twentieth century. From the collection of Miller's friend (and collector), Pierre Sicari.



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