Lot 70
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MAGIC ART. Paris, Formes de l'Art, 1957. Fort in-4, cloth-covered. Profusely illustrated first edition. Publisher's copy bearing this autograph signed letter: à Monsieur Lhopital qui m'a fait l'honneur de me confier la responsabilité de cet ouvrage et a eu l'extrême générosité de m'attendre au-delà les limites du permis son tout dévoué André Breton. Enclosed: BRETON André. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED to Gérard LEGRAND. Saint Cirq June 27, 1956. 1 1/2 pages in ink with envelope. Letter concerning André Breton and Gérard Legrand's Magic Art... "The coming days alone will tell whether I am in a position, on the basis of your capital contribution and of this investigation, to make the work cursed for me, susceptible of being put back to composition... but I cannot forget that it is the very matter of language, its organic binder, that has slipped away from me as soon as I wanted to touch this subject. I'm left with a deep wound that, as you know, I believed was mortal for a long time. And a chimerical memory of the aggressor, no idea of the weapon" ...
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