19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Guide Rose: Huit jours à Trébaumec -- Pink Guide: Eight Days at Trebaumec. Paris: Henri Mercier, 1969.
Tall quarto (395 x 180mm). 82 black and white photomontages. Loose, as issued, in the original photo-illustrated card covers and original grey cloth-covered slipcase (light wear on the slipcase).
FIRST EDITION, A FINE COPY. With the original illustrated printed prospectus in its original envelope laid-in. Signed by Hugnet and Lemercier. Number 60 of 107 copies only -- the entire edition. 'The last great romp of a 1930s Surrealist... the whole production, by Henri Lemercier, is of the highest quality' (The Photobook). The Open Book, pp. 250-51; The Photobook, vol. I, p. 109.
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