La Dame Ovale. Avec Sept Collages par Max Ernst. Leonora Carrington.

La Dame Ovale. Avec Sept Collages par Max Ernst

[Paris]: GLM, 1939. First edition. Unpaginated. Publisher's printed wrappers. One of 500 numbered copies on velin blanc, of a total edition of 535 copies. Spine browned, front gutter slightly overopened. Original tissue guards laid in.

Five brief stories by Carrington:  "La Dame ovale," "La débutante," "L'ordre royal," "L'amoureux," and "L'oncle Sam Carrington," with eight collages by Ernst, including the frontispiece. Her second book, published shortly before her idyllic life with Max Ernst in Saint-Martin d'Ardèche was abruptly ended. Item #2202

Price: $1,850.00