Andre Sauret, 1965, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First
BIDERMANAS, ISRAEL. Le Cirque d'Izis, Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1965. Quarto, pp. 171, 1 (note), red cloth boards with black lettering to spine, black circus character stamped on front, photos in gravure, 4 Chagall prints plus Chagall-designed dust jacket, text in French by Jacques Prevert. Parr & Badger, V.1, p. 222: "There is a desolate undercurrent, a feeling that the circus is a refuge for freaks -- not the physical freaks who entertain unfeeling spectators, but psychological freaks, profoundly cut off from conventional society. ... This sense of Existential isolation is handled with sensitivity and empathy." Condition of this book: Near fine with minor edge wear; plastic outer wrapper has a couple medium-size tears and a small chunk missing. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Photography; France; 1960s; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53366.