WITH BEAUTIFUL FOLIO COLOR ENGRAVINGS BY JACQUES HEROLD
HEROLD, Jacques. Des Siècles de Folie Dans les Calèches Étroites. Paris: Pierre Belfond, 1975. Large folio (16-1/2 by 20-1/2 inches), loose signatures laid into original mustard cloth clamshell box gilt. $2200.
Limited first edition, number 54 of 119 copies of this collection of poems and engravings, with eight large folio color prints by noted surrealist artist Jacques Herold, numbered and signed by him at each print and signed by poet Michel Bulteau on the limitation page.
Jacques Herold was a surrealist painter of the 20th century, an associate of André Breton and Salvador Dali. In addition to the eight original color engravings, Herold has also designed the head- and tailpieces for this collection. Michel Bulteau is a poet and musician who has worked with William S. Burroughs, Robert Mapplethorpe, Andy Warhol and Allen Ginsberg. Text in French.
A beautiful copy in fine condition.