Pierre ALBERT-BIROT.

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Pierre ALBERT-BIROT.
La Lune ou le Livre des poèmes. Paris, Jean Baudry & Cie, 1924.
In-12, blue half-maroquin à la Bradel, smooth spine decorated with gilt dots of various sizes, metal boards covered with a wooden strip, untrimmed, cover and spine preserved, slipcase (Mercher, 1966)
First edition. Limited edition of 326 copies.
Number 1 of the first 26 printed on China paper: it is enriched with 10 autograph manuscripts.
Jeu de lettres s'entrelaçant (1 p. in-12, mounted at the head); Le Feu (2 pp. and half in-folio);
Poème au mégaphone (1 p. in-4, with erasures); Girouette (1 p. in-4 on the back of a page of corrected proofs); Fleur des champs (1 p. in-4); Les Corbeaux (1 p. in-folio on blue paper); Remerciement (1 p. in-8 on envelope paper); Poème rose (1 p. in-8 oblong on squared paper); Petite Petite Petite (1 p. in-12 oblong on blue paper); Les chanteurs sont passés... (1 p. in-4 narrow in pencil).
Autograph lettering signed under the justification:
To Jean Petithory this first trip to the moon, not Pierrot's
Paris 1966
P. Albert-Birot
A fine copy despite small paper defects, one of which affects some letters.
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