Amsterdam: Galerie Da Costa, 1979. Suite of 8 original color etchings (incorporating text), plus title leaf and justification. Oblong quarto (25 x 32.5 cm). Laid into printed wrappers with pictorial vignette, the whole laid into a pictorial cloth folder with linen strapping. Fine. Item #WRCLIT74658

First edition. One of fifty numbered copies, signed by the artist, in addition to six copies hors commerce and the prototype set of the etchings. The eight etchings collectively present the late artist's self-portrait, with the comment: "Of course this book, if you are willing to forget what a book looks like, is that kind of exhibitionism Andre Breton should have called 'un livre à la porte battante'."

Price: $300.00