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COCTEAU, Jean.

Rare books by Jean Cocteau, including first edition and signed first editions of Les Enfants Terribles, Blood of a Poet, Les Parents Terribles, Beauty and the Beast, and Orpheus.

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  1. Le Coq et l'arlequin.
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    Le Coq et l'arlequin.

    Notes autour de la musique. Avec un portrait de l’auteur et deux monogrammes par P. Picasso.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by Jean Cocteau to Gaston Picard, recipient of the Prix Calmann-Lévy in 1943 for his novel Le plus bel amour de Stendhal, "à Gaston Picard, souvenir amical de Jean Cocteau, Mars 1919". From a limited edition of 50 copies printed on Hollande, not numbered but reserved for the author and justified by the initials JC on the limitation page. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1918

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 95339

    Signed: Yes

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  2. Imaginary Letters.

    Imaginary Letters.

    First edition, limited to 250 copies printed on large paper of which this is number 101. "Out of print for several decades, Butts's work has slowly been republished since the late 1980s. Always highly regarded by writers, it is only since the latter part of the twentieth century that her contribution to modern literature has begun to be properly recognized" (ODNB). Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: [1928]

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 107390

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  3. Round the World Again in Eighty Days.

    Round the World Again in Eighty Days.

    Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert.
    First edition, first impression, published silmultaneously in the UK and France. Scarce in dust jacket. Learn More
    £220

    Date of Publication: 1937

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    Stock Code: 49160

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