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    André Breton and Paul Éluard, L'IMMACULÉE CONCEPTION. Paris: 1930. First edition. Signed.


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    Paris: Surrealist editions, José Corti, 1930. First edition. Signed by the authors in presentation to René Henriquez.

    Bound in burgundy colored paper with a vignette by Salvador Dali (repeated on the title page), with glassine protective cover. Number 115 of 2,000 copies printed on imponderable wove paper (made in Sorel-Moussel Paper Mills). Printed by Ducros and Colas in Paris (November 24, 1930). Spine is chipped at edges; text block showing the beginnings of separation from cover; otherwise good. Octavo (7.25" x 9.50"), [1-6], 7-124, [125-129]. Includes separate advertising leaflet and letter from the publisher. This work by Surrealists André Breton (1896-1966) and Paul Éluard (1895-1952) is considered one of the most important in the history of literary surrealism, describing the various impulses of the creative processes.



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