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    Sale 2497 | Lot 178
    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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      Sale 2497 Lot 178

      (SURREALISM.) / HUGNET, GEORGES; and HANS BELLMER. Oeillades ciselées en branche. 25 color plates, including the frontispiece and 6 full-page plates, and Bellmer's automatic writing manuscript reproduced in heliogravure, by printer J. J. Taneur. 12mo, original stiff pink boards with lace pattern overlay, slightly bowed; glassine dust jacket. Paris: Jeanne Bucher, 1939

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      one of the most beautiful and important surrealist book publications. Number 170 of 200 copies on Rives, from a total edition of 230. The magnificent colored drawings, mostly in shades of violet, blue, green, and yellow, were rendered beautifully by master printer Taneur-Bolliger VI, 350; From Manet to Hockney 107; Monod 6137.

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