Max Ernst. Les Malheurs des Immortels. By Paul Eluard and Max Ernst. Paris: Libraire Six, 1922.

    First edition. Presentation copy inscribed and signed by Ernst in French to Argentinean writer and poet Manuel Galvez on the half-title page. The inscription is dated 1928 from Paris. Octavo. 43 pages. Illustrated with collages by Max Ernst.

    Original textblock from half-title to rear copyright page bound in later black cloth with gilt spine titles. Minor shelf wear. Scattered white staining on the front board. Original textblock somewhat toned, with minimal offsetting from the black and white collage illustrations. All in all, a very good copy of this rare book, made even rarer by Ernst's inscription and signature.

    This is Ernst's second collaboration with Eluard and his second use of collage in a book (following Repetitions). In the present work, the text is a collaboration between Ernst and Eluard.

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