Lot 41
  • 41

Breton, André

Estimate
600 - 800 GBP
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Description

  • Breton, André
  • A collection of three kabbalistic works from Breton's library, plus one other similar, comprising:
  • Paper
ÉLIPHAS LEVI. La clef des grands mystères. Paris: Germer Baillière, 1861, 8vo, plates, contemporary half brown morocco, extensive pencil manuscript notes in English on endpapers, [Caillet 2567], slightly rubbed
ÉLIPHAS LEVI. Les mystères de la Kabbale. Paris: Nourry, 1920, 8vo, buckram, original printed wrappers bound in, bookseller's label of Gerald D. Lipton of New York, with some pieces of birch bark paper loosely inserted
HENRI SÉROUYA. La Kabbale. Paris: Grasset, 1947, 4to, illustrations, original printed wrappers, with presentation inscription from the author to Breton
SAINT-YVES D'ALVEYDRE. Mission des Juifs. Quatrième édition. Paris: Calmann Lévy, 1884, 8vo, half green morocco, [Caillet 9813], spine slightly faded

together 4 volumes

Provenance

André Breton, first two works with bookplates (designed by Salvador Dali), sale, Paris, Drouot, April 2003, lots 1390, 1392 and 1411; lot 1472 contained a different edition of Saint-Yves d'Alveydre's Mission des Juifs.
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