Auction 423 / Lot n° 427

PICABIA, Francis (1879-1953) - Blaise CENDRARS (1887-1961) - Kodak [documentaire]. Paris: Stock, "Poesie du temps", 1924. Presentation copy inscribed by Blaise Cendrars to his dear friend and photographer Willy Michel in 1940 "au trépied trépidant de photomaton po[u]r manivelle instable de Kodak, a[d]mirablement" with 2 photographs taken at one of the first"photomaton" (photobooth) in Boulevard des Italiens, pasted on the half-title, dated 26/11/49 and captioned in ink: "A photomaton Italiens par Willy Michel". Copy n. XLII of 65 on Holland van Gelder paper from an edition of 1050. In very good conditions. 8vo (193 x 141mm). Reproduction of a portraits of Cendrars by Picabia. Original dustjacket illustrated by Frans Masereel (lightly rubbed). Provenance: Blaise Cendrars (dedicated to:) - Willy Michel (photographer; fl. 1928-1952).

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 300 - 500€

Lotto sospeso dalla vendita per avvio del procedimento di dichiarazione d'interesse culturale da parte del ministero.
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