Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 306

Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
RAY, MAN. Man Ray Photographs 1920-1934 Paris. Text in French and English. Illustrated with 104 heliogravures. 4to, publisher's comb-bound pictorial wrappers, two diagonal creases at upper outer corner of front wrap, mild edgewear, plastic rings and backing chipped at head and foot with some corresponding separation of perforated wrapper; ownership signature to title-page, else contents quite clean. Very scarce first issue of the first edition, without the "Second Edition" label on the copyright page. With contributions by André Breton, Paul Eluard, Marcel Duchamp (written under his famous pseudonym "Rrose Selavy") and Tristan Tzara. Roth 80; Auer 210. Hartford, CT and New York: James Thrall Soby and Random House, (1934)