Paris: Editions des Chroniques du Jour, 1930. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (4to). Very good+ condition / Very good+ condition (DJ). Item #016734
62 pages of text, followed by 48 black & white hors texte plates. The text has numerous illustrations including four color pochoirs. Original bright orange over-wrap dustjacket is fresh and crisp, with minimal shelfwear, remaining in the original glassene protective wrapper. Additionally protected in the original string-tie portfolio case, the design of which mimics the dustjacket except that the spine is off-white. All ties remain intact, and the portfolio case has minor shelfwear and minor soiling. Both the dustjacket and the portfolio case have a reproduction of a Man Ray photograph of Picasso on the front cover. Number 1081 of an edition of 1250, of which this is one of 650 with the text in English, and published for E. Weyhe, New York. There are a few minor scuffs to the closed page edges, and two tissue guards are lightly creased, but this is as clean and attractive as can be found. No. 18 in Goeppert's Catalogue Raisonne. Editions des Chroniques du Jour No. 5 in their XXe Siecle series. First edition.