PASCIN, Julius 'Jules' Pinkas (1885-1930). Erotikon. Brussels [but Paris]: n.p., 1933. 2° (425 x 325 mm). 9 heliogravures printed on china paper in various tints including black, pale green and grey-blue, various sizes and formats, all window-mounted as issued. (One plate loose in the mount.) Original cream wrapper, upper side printed in red, burgundy chemise perhaps original and probably lacking the slipcase (long tear on the upper side, light wear at the edges, chemise worn).
A masterpiece of 1930s erotic art. One of 40 copies from an edition of 41 only, this one number 24. RARE: ABPC records just one copy at auction in the past 35 years, to which can be added the Nordmann copy (Christie's Paris, 14 December 2006, lot 406). Dutel 1498.