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.
COCTEAU, Jean. Le Coq et l'Arlequin.
Paris : 1918First 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... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 124369
COCTEAU, Jean. Opium.
New York : 1932First edition, first printing. Based on his addiction to, and recovery from, opium in 1929, "this highly personal chronicle-cum-essay is really another White Paper, for Cocteau is putting on the table all the documents for and against opium. He explains that initially under the drug's spell he had lived some of his finest hours, during which he opened... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 135702