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Cost: $800.00

Hommage à Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau


COCTEAU, Jean. Hommage à Jean Cocteau. (Milly-la-Forêt): Privately printed, 1963. Quarto, original paper self-wrappers; pp. [16]. $800.

Limited first edition, number 615 of 1000 copies printed for Jean Cocteau’s memorial concert.

Jean Cocteau died in October, 1963, and this concert was held in the Church of Saint-Eustache on December 18, 1963. Bach’s Mass in B Minor, a favorite of Cocteau’s, was performed in his honor. With three photolithographs reproducing poems (two with illustrations) by Cocteau. Text in French.

Fine condition.

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