PICABIA, Francis (1879-1953). Unique eunuque. Introduction by Tristan Tzara. Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1920. 8° (186 x 137mm). Printed notice of publication laid-in. Self-portrait frontispiece. (Paper evenly yellowed, the front blank with some staining from the front wrapper touching the inscription.) Original wrappers printed in black (spine with a long tear, edges browned, light soiling); in a mustard-coloured leather case by Cambras, the upper side with a black onlay repeating the Picabia self-portait, protected in a cloth box. Provenance: Francis Picabia (presentation inscription to:) -- Guillermo de Torre (author, 1900-1971; ownership inscription, small stamp on the back cover).
PICABIA, Francis (1879-1953). Unique eunuque. Introduction by Tristan Tzara. Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1920. 8° (186 x 137mm). Printed notice of publication laid-in. Self-portrait frontispiece. (Paper evenly yellowed, the front blank with some staining from the front wrapper touching the inscription.) Original wrappers printed in black (spine with a long tear, edges browned, light soiling); in a mustard-coloured leather case by Cambras, the upper side with a black onlay repeating the Picabia self-portait, protected in a cloth box. Provenance: Francis Picabia (presentation inscription to:) -- Guillermo de Torre (author, 1900-1971; ownership inscription, small stamp on the back cover).

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PICABIA, Francis (1879-1953). Unique eunuque. Introduction by Tristan Tzara. Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1920. 8° (186 x 137mm). Printed notice of publication laid-in. Self-portrait frontispiece. (Paper evenly yellowed, the front blank with some staining from the front wrapper touching the inscription.) Original wrappers printed in black (spine with a long tear, edges browned, light soiling); in a mustard-coloured leather case by Cambras, the upper side with a black onlay repeating the Picabia self-portait, protected in a cloth box. Provenance: Francis Picabia (presentation inscription to:) -- Guillermo de Torre (author, 1900-1971; ownership inscription, small stamp on the back cover).

FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY PICABIA TO GUILLERMO DE TORRE, poet and prominent founding member of Spanish avant-garde movements, including Creacionismo and Ultraismo: 'a Guillermo de Torre, cher confrère, 1er dadaist espagnol, très sympathiquement, Francis Picabia. 18 Avril 1920'. An important association copy of one of Picabia's major works, and in a fine box by Cambras. Number 59 of 1025 copies.