1893 - 1983
LA RAME ET LA ROUE (C. BKS. 60)
The complete book, comprising one lithograph printed in colors, 1960, signed in pencil and inscribed 'H.C.', an hors commerce impression aside from the total numbered edition of 375, with text by René Cazelles, also stamped 'H.C.' on the colophon, with a drawing in colors by the artist and dedicated 'Pour Fernand Mourlot, Miró', also with a dedication to Mourlot by the author, on Arches wove paper, lithograph printed by Fernand Mourlot, Paris, bound (as issued)
overall: 195 by 145 by 12 mm 7¾ by 5¾ by⅝ in
The book is in good condition overall apart from pale discoloration at sheet edges and an occasional inconspicuous fox mark. (The title page with offprinting from the lithograph.) The cover with uneven discoloration, darker on the spine, a few tiny fox marks and a small spot of soiling on the back.
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