Ernst, Max (illus). LA BREBIS GALANTE by Benjamin Peret. Artist and the Book, 100. Edition Premieres, Paris, 1949. Number 74 of an edition of 300 numbered copies; this copy signed by Max Ernst on the Justifiction page below the numbers. Small 4to., pictorial wraps in color lithography over stiff boards with glassine jacket, 119pp., 3 etchings in color aquatint, and 22 illustrations, of which 18 are colored in pochoir, plus 11 decorative capital letters, one at the head of each each chapter. Housed in a custom chemise and slipcase. A repair to the glassine at the spine, else Fine throughout. This is consdiered one of the major books of the Surrealist movement, of which both Peret and Ernst were leading members.
LA BREBIS GALANTE