18 May 2006
Aveux Non Avenus. Paris: Éditions du Carrefour, 1930. 4° (218 x 170mm). 9 black and white photographs. Publisher's printed paper wrappers.
FIRST EDITION, AN UNUSUALLY FINE COPY of Cahun's first book, containing THE ONLY SELF-PORTRAITS CAHUN PUBLISHED IN HER LIFETIME. With her subtle and exquisite explorations of masking and identity, Cahun's photography is an important influence for such modern artists as Cindy Sherman. 101 Books, pp.62-63; The Open Book, pp. 92-93.
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