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Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

Lot 117: APOLLINAIRE, GUILLAUME.

Sotheby's

June 17, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Les Mamelles de Tiresias, drame surréaliste en deux actes et un prologue. Paris: Editions Sic, 1918

Condition Note: first edition, presentation copy, inscribed by Apollinaire on flyleaf to Gaston Picard, 8vo (7 1/2 x 6 in.; 190 x 155mm.), half-title, printed music, frontispiece and 6 plates after Serge Férat, original decorated wrappers, morocco-backed cloth box

PROVENANCE

Gaston Picard, presentation inscription
CATALOGUE NOTE

Gaston Picard (1892-1962), journalist, novelist and poet, came into contact with Apollinaire through the Bulletin des Ecrivains, which he edited with two other journalists from 1914-1919, and which was sent 'gratuitement à tous les écrivains aux Armées'.

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