Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 422

Price Realized: $ 2,860
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,000
MAN RAY and FONDANE, BENJAMIN. Trois Scenarii. Cinepoemes. Photographic frontispiece portrait by Man Ray. Small 4to, later 1/2 cloth over textured boards, original front wrapper with a vignette reproducing a Rayogram by Man Ray bound in (abrasion, scattered mild staining); first gathering partly split at bottom two inches along gutter, hard crease to blank prelim. Limited edition, number 23 of 29 copies, this copy reserved for Romanian novelist Ion Calugaru (his name in publisher's hand on the limitation) and with a presentation inscription to him, presumably from the publisher, in black ink on the half-title, unfortunately trimmed along fore-edge with resultant loss of some letters. Rare. [With:] Epstein, Jean. Bonjour Cinema. Illustrated. Original printed wrappers, spine damaged, rear wrap detached, stained. Paris, 1921. Paris: Les Documents internationaux de l'Esprit nouveau, 1928