Les Mamelles de Tiresias. Avec six portraits inedits par Pablo Picasso. Guillaume Apollinaire.

Les Mamelles de Tiresias. Avec six portraits inedits par Pablo Picasso.

Paris: Editions du Belier, [1948]. First Trade Edition, illustrated with six hors-texte full-page reproductions of previously unpublished drawings by Pablo Picasso - all caricatures of the author, Guillaume Apollinaire. Page size: 5 - 1/2 x 7 - 3/8 inches; 88pp; + 6 illustrations. Bound: handsomely rebound in 3/4 dark blue morocco and marbled pastepaper boards, spine gilt stamped with author and title, five raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, original printed wrappers bound in, near fine. Apollinaire's 1903 play, first performed in 1917, was the basis for a surrealist opera composed by Francis Poulenc in 1947. Item #2327

Price: $200.00

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