First U.S. edition, First printing. Book Condition: Fine, original cloth, spine bumped at foot. Dust Jacket Condition: near fine, jacket chipped at head of spine and corners with small loss. 8vo, 230 pp, 29 illustrations, some full-page, index, appendix. Otherwise no markings of any kind. Price not clipped. First editions are not expensive. Personal annotations beyond a signature, and Provenance from Dali’s model, each make this a very special book.
Personally annotated by Salvador Dali. Inscribed by Dalí, "Pour mon amie Bettina, Hommage Dalí, 1966," across the verso of the half-title and the title, and with a full-page sketch of a rearing horse with its rider, and a shadowy figure in the background, executed in purple ballpoint. The sketch is reminiscent of the artist's etchings of Don Quixote, but also of the horse in the Temptation of St. Anthony.
Provenance: Purchased from Bettina, who modeled for Dalí.
Dali is known for the striking and bizarre
images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the
influence of Renaissance masters.
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