Inscribed Volume Of Man Ray's Portraits and Photographs

    Man Ray. Photographs, 1920-1934 Paris. With a Portrait by Picasso. Texts by André Breton, Paul Eluard, Rrose Sévaly, Tristan Tzara. Preface by Man Ray. Hartford: James Thrall Soby / New York: Random House, [1934]. Second edition. Inscribed by Man Ray to Jewish dancer and painter: "To Corinne Chochem, Cordially, Man Ray 1948." Quarto. [6], 104 pages. Illustrated with 104 full-page black and white gravure reproductions of photographs and photograms. Publisher's glossy photograph pictorial front cover with white spiral binding and glossy off-white rear cover. Some light bends to the corners of both covers with rubbing to extremities and minor loss. Rear cover rubbed with minor abrasions. Spiral binding somewhat darkened and broken at one point but intact. Bottom of tabs at binding displaced, top has few detached. Interior clean, except for occasional offsetting from reproductions and inscription. Very minor toning and foxing throughout. A very good copy of a beautifully designed artist's book.

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