Thirty-eight Engravings in a Limited Edition
Pablo Picasso. Carmen Sur le texte de Prosper
Mérimée. Paris: La Bibliothèque Française, .
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.
Signed by Picasso
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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