Auction 423 / Lot n° 450

PERET, Benjamin (1899-1959) - Je ne mange pas de ce pain-là. Paris: Editions Surréalistes, 1936. Presentation copy and first edition of this collection of 28 poetical works by the surrealist poet Péret, with autograph inscription to Robert Goffin. Copy without number from a total edition of 250. Together with: "MAN RAY [Emmanuel Radnitzky] (1890-1976) - Benjamin PÉRET (1899-1959) - 1929 : Premier semestre : Deuxième semestre. Rome: Pierre Marteau, 1986", one of the rare copies with << HC >> blind tooling reserved for the publisher, out of the 234 edition copies. 2 works (different format). First work: 28 poetical works on lead paper, not fully opened and uncut (light spotting in the first sheets). Original cream dust-jacket printed in brown, "Prix : 8 francs" on back panel (faded, light spoiling). Second work: "1929 : traduzioni : translations : attached" (light fold) and "1929" with 4 erotic black and white photographs by Man Ray, on ivory cotton paper from the Amalfi Amatruda paper mill in gr. 200. Original cardboard murillo wrappers and grey cardboard box (some stains, lightly rubbed). Provenance: in the first work Benjamin Peret (inscribed to:) - Robert Goffin (Belgian lawyer, writer and poet).

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 300 - 500€

Lotto sospeso dalla vendita per avvio del procedimento di dichiarazione d'interesse culturale da parte del ministero.