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Picasso & Co. Picasso & Co.
Inscribed by Brassai
[HALASZ, Gyula] BRASSAI

Picasso & Co.

New York: Doubleday & Co., 1966

8vo, pp. 289. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine, Picasso drawing in gilt to front panel. Printed dustwrapper, photographic portraits of Picasso and Brassai to rear panel. Blue endpapers. Newspaper obituary of Picasso tipped in to front endpaper. Spine ends a little bumped, but a near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper, sunned at spine, and with a single closed tear to top edge, reinforced at verso.

First English-language edition, INSCRIBED BY BRASSAI TO DEREK LINDSAY AT DEDICATION PAGE: '...and to Derek Lindsay ces petites histoires sur la grande histoire "Picasso" bien amicalement Brassai Paris le 16 mai 1959.' First published in France in 1964.

The recipient was the writer Derek Lindsay [1920-2000] who in 1958 published his only novel, The Rack, under the pseudonym A.E.Ellis.

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