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    Thirty-eight Engravings in a Limited Edition
    Signed by Picasso

    Pablo Picasso. Carmen Sur le texte de Prosper Mérimée. Paris: La Bibliothèque Française, [1949]. Limited edition of 289 signed and numbered copies, of which this is copy numbered 266 and signed by Picasso on the limitation page. Quarto. [1-12] 13-161 [162-168] pages. Thirty-eight engravings by Picasso, thirty of which are full page with the other eight in text. All with tissue guards. Text in French and printed on Montval hand-made paper. Issued loose, the unsewn sheets laid in original printed card wrapper and housed in a marbled paper covered chemise and slip case.

    Small pencil bookseller's marks on verso of card wrapper. The pages have very light edge wear and few occasional small spots of foxing on text and illustrated pages. Slipcase lightly rubbed. Near fine copy of a wonderful artistic production. From the collection of Pat and Michael York.




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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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