Michel LEIRIS.

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Michel LEIRIS.
Mirror of bullfighting. With 3 drawings by André Masson. Paris, GLM, 1938.
In-12 : red calf, smooth spine, top cover decorated with a composition, showing a bull's head whose horns are formed by penises joining in a mosaic of box mastic, beige, pink and red, the head in two-tone cowhide, black suede lining and endpapers, entirely untrimmed, cover and spine preserved, folder, slipcase (Leroux, 1987)
First edition: illustrated with three full-page black compositions by André Masson.
One of 40 copies on white normandy vellum (nº 38), the only deluxe edition.
Miroir de la tauromachie is published as the first of a series of works that would be grouped under the title "L'érotisme". (Antoine Coron, Les Éditions GLM, bibliography, 1981, nº 188.)
Beautiful talking binding by Georges Leroux.
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