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Manifeste Mystique, Dali, 1951

DALI, Salvador (Illustrator). "Manifeste Mystique". Salvador Dali (Author). Paris: Robert J. Godet, 1951. [15" x 11"]. 36pp. 2 illustrations. (2 hors text.) General Condition: Fine. Exterior: Sound. Interior: Fine. ex no 79/175

A very clean and striking example of Dali's illustrated text endeavoring to explain the mysticism prevalent in his art. The two hors-text etchings included with the book, "Study for the Crucified Christ" and "Christ of St. John on the Cross", are in very fine condition, signed and dated by Dali. The text itself is illustrated throughout with small vignettes, and is also in fine condition. Printed on Rives by Robert J. Godet in Paris in 1951, the book is example 79 of 175. Loose as issued within original folded paper wrappers, printed with title information in black and red ink. Housed in clamshell box.

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