"This book represents a particularly effective collaboration between artist and author. Miró's brilliantly spontaneous and amorphous images, drawn directly on the stone with very few preparatory sketches, have the inventive verve of Tzara's random verses." —The Artist and the Book
SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, number 158 of only 200 copies printed on malacca pur chiffon from a total edition of 250 and SIGNED BY MIRÓ AND TZARA.
Complete with 72 original lithographs by Miró, including 49 in color, of which 18 are hors-texte. Text by Tristan Tzara.
The Artist and the Book 206. Cramer 17. Rauch 165. Johnson, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870–2000, No. 127.
Paris: Maeght, 1948–50. Folio, lithographed chemise, slipcase, and wrappers. Slipcase with repair to blank area of front panel and closed tear to rear panel. Book, chemise, and wrappers all fine. A beautiful copy of one of Miró's finest books—a masterpiece of 20th-century book illustration.