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    Sale 5948

    Photobooks

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    CLAUDE CAHUN

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    CLAUDE CAHUN
    Le Coeur de pic -- The Heart of Spades. Text by Lise Deharme. Paris: José Corti, 1937.

    Quarto (268 x 206 mm). 20 black and white photographs. Original colour-printed boards and green cloth spine (some colour restoration at extremities).

    FIRST EDITION. ONE OF THE BEST SURREALIST PHOTOBOOKS. The Photobook, vol. I, p.108 ('French Surrealist children must be made of sterner stuff than ordinary kids').


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