CORPS MEMORABLE. Paul ELUARD, Lucien Clergue, Text, Photographer.


Paris: Pierre Seghers, (1957). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Boards in paper covers. Toning/soiling to upper and lower edges, with some scuffing and faint chipping to spine ends. Interior pages lightly toned towards edges, but clean and unmarked. Very good + / very good. Item #21875

Dust jacket design by Pablo Picasso. Includes twelve photographs by Lucien Clergue. With an opening dedicatory poem for Clergue by Jean Cocteau. "This book, with its distinctive cover by Picasso, was the first mainstream publication to show female pubic hair, allowable only because Clergue did not show the faces of his models, which gave rise to considerable controversy" (Parr & Badger I, 192f).

Price: $450.00

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