Frontispice de Salvador Dali
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First separate edition of Breton's Second Surrealist Manifesto, which had first appeared in the periodical La Révolution Surréaliste (1929). Limited issue of 110 copies; with a stencil-colored lithographic frontispiece by Salvador Dali. This presentation copy on Rives wove paper is unnumbered, and inscribed to the publisher Edmond Bomsel by André Breton, with a long autograph quotation from the most essential passage in the manifesto where the belief is expressed that opposites will cease to be perceived as contradictory.