Francis Bacon: Derriere Le Miroir, Special Issue No. 162
first editionOriginal wrappers, box and chemise
by BACON, FRANCIS
Paris: Maeght. First edition. Original wrappers, box and chemise. Fine/Fine. LIMITED EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 150 COPIES on Vélin de Rives. Dedicated to Francis Bacon and complete with five single-sheet color lithographs and one fold-out color triptych by Bacon. Published in 1966 for the exhibition of 17 paintings at the Galerie Maeght. Text by Michel Leiris and interview with Francis Bacon by David Sylvester. In addition to the lithographs, the volume contains several color and black and white illustrations of Bacon's work. NOTE: The limited edition is of vastly superior quality than the corresponding trade issue of Derrière Le Miroir. Paris: Maeght, 1966. Folio, loose sheets in original pictorial wrappers (as issued); original box and chemise. Issue fine, spine fading and a touch of wear to box and chemise. A beautiful copy. Rare.
(Inventory #: 1779)
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