The Recent Years 1939-1946.New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1947 Stock Code: 142368
First edition, first printing, number 285 of 350 copies signed by Picasso. Censored by the Gestapo during the Second World War, this retrospective of Picasso's work by Sidney and Harriet Janis compiles a number of his previously unpublished works, together with quotes from the artist obtained in conversation with him in 1946.
Quarto. Original light grey cloth with black spine, titles to front board and spine gilt. With the original card slipcase.
Illustrated with 135 monochrome plates.
A fine copy, clean and unmarked, in the original slipcase, a little worn, superficial split to one edge, remaining sound.
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