London, South Kensington
6 December 2002
HUGNET, Georges (1906-1974) and Marcel DUCHAMP (1884-1968, artist). La Septième face du dé. Poëmes - Découpages. Paris: Grou-Radenez for Jeanne Bucher, 1936.
8° (290 x 210mm). Text and illustrations in text printed in green. 20 collage plates after Hugnet printed in colours by Duval. (Occasional light marking.) Original japanese-style binding with green wrappers, the upper wrapper with printed title and embossed photographic illustration after Duchamp (lower wrapper faded at edges, extremities chipped, upper wrapper creased, detached and with small mark). Provenance: Geoffrey Lyster McDermott (1912-1978, inscription on front free endpaper dated 'London, 1938'; see footnote to lot 47).
FIRST EDITION. LIMITED TO 294 COPIES, THIS NUMBER 107 OF 250 ON PAPIER VéLIN.
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