Mermod, 1953, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, First Illustrated
17cm x 12cm. 161 pages, frontispiece, illustrations, some colour, black and white photographs. Illustrated wrappers. Text is in French. A collection of twenty articles by Cocteau. Discusses a number of his contemporaries including Picasso, Charlie Chaplin, Leger, Stravinsky, Apollinaire, and more. Frontispiece portrait of the author by Man Ray. Originally published in 1920 this edition published in 1953 and limited to 1,600 numbered copies with illustrations by Cocteau, Dufy, Picasso, Matisse, and others, and a new preface by Cocteau. Minor creasing to spine. Minor toning to wrappers. Tape residue marks to front and rear flyleaf. Bookseller's stamp of English & Foreign Bookshop, Sydney. Shipped Weight: .22 kilos.