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(PICASSO, PABLO.) Cocteau, Jean. Picasso de 1916 à 1961. 24 original lithographs (11 of them hors-texte, including the front wrapper) and 2 double-page, by Picasso, printed in black by Mourlot. Folio, contents loose as issued in original wrappers with cut-out design revealing title on front cover, 1-inch clean tear to lower left corner of front cover; original 1/4 calf gilt chemise and board slipcase, worn. Monaco: Éditions du Rocher, 1962
Number 192 of 255 copies Signed by Picasso and Cocteau, on Rives paper, reserved for collaborators. "On the occasion of Picasso's 80th birthday, Pierre Bertrand, who was Cocteau's publisher, assembled eleven of the poet's texts which reflected his friendship with Picasso. The latter illustrated these texts with 24 lithographs, some of which are drawn in Cocteau-esque style "---Cramer 117; Monod 292; Bloch 1037-1060.