London, South Kensington
18 July 2007
Jean Cocteau, Picasso de 1916-1961, Éditions du Rocher, Monaco, 1962 (B. 1037-61; M. 358-81; C books 117)
the set of 24 lithographs, with title, dedication, text and justification, on wove paper, watermark Picasso, signed by the artist and author in pencil on the justification page, copy number 19 from the deluxe edition of 25 (the total edition was of 254), with the additional suite of 24 lithographs hors-texte, some discolouration and time staining overall, loose within the original lithographic paper wrapper with cut-out profile, within the original grey-green paper-covered boards with black leather spine bearing the title in gilt lettering (wear and tear at the edges and spine)
385 x 290 x 60 mm (overall)
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