19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Aveux Non Avenus. Paris: Éditions du Carrefour, 1930.
Quarto (220 x 170 mm). 9 black and white photographs. Original printed paper wrappers (spine and rear cover lightly browned).
FIRST EDITION OF CAHUN'S FIRST BOOK, comprising the only self-portraits Cahun published in her lifetime. With her subtle and exquisite explorations of masking and identity, Cahun's photography is an important influence for contemporary artists like Cindy Sherman. 101 Books, pp.62-63; The Open Book, pp. 92-93; Regards à travers le livre 37.
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