Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Picasso's Vollard Suite

London: Thames and Hudson, 1956. First English language edition. Hardcover. Quarto. xxii, 100 plates. Original illustrated dustjacket over black illustrated cloth with white lettering on spine. Introduction by Hans Bolliger and translated by Norbert Guterman. 100 etchings made by Picasso between 1930 and 1937. The series was commissioned by the dealer Ambroise Vollard. "It is a majestic sequence combining a restless formal inventiveness within the limits of a completely open 'classical' line with an exploration into...the ceaseless shift of tension between maturity and youth, male and female, mental power and physical beauty." (The Times). DJ with some wear along edges and some small bubbles from loosening protective mylar. Foxing inside dj and minor stains on binding. Some age-toning of block. DJ, binding and interior in overall good condition. g. Item #36199

Price: $275.00

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