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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 488

    [HEMINGWAY, Ernest]. KIKI (i.e.Alice Prin). Kiki's Memoirs. Translated from the French by Samuel Putnam. Introduction by Ernest Hemingway. Paris: Edward W. Titus At the Sign Of The Black Manikin Press, 1930.

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    [HEMINGWAY, Ernest]. KIKI (i.e.Alice Prin). Kiki's Memoirs. Translated from the French by Samuel Putnam. Introduction by Ernest Hemingway. Paris: Edward W. Titus At the Sign Of The Black Manikin Press, 1930.

    Small 4o. Illustrated with reproductions of paintings by Kiki and portraits of her by Man Ray, Foujita, et al. Original printed wrappers, pictorial label on front cover; printed wrap-around band laid in.

    FIRST EDITION, one of 1000 copies. Kiki was a famous artist's model and the "Queen" of Montparnasse. Hemingway's introduction was his first for any book. Hanneman B7.


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