One of 51 copies

PICABIA (Francis)

Guillaume Apollinaire. Lettre d’Apollinaire à F. Picabia.

Liège, Éditions Dynamo, Pierre Aelberts, éditeur, [Brimborions, n°14bis], (1950).

Small 8vo, original wrappers printed in black and colour, yellow silk cord. 12 pp. Complete.

First edition, limited to only 51 copies. One of 40 copies on vélin blanc (third paper).

The Belgian Pierre Aelberts (1899-1983) was an eclectic art publisher and bibliophile; he published 411 works between 1926 and 1983, generally in first edition, under various edition mentions and distributed in several collections: A la lampe d’Aladdin, Babioles cynégétiques, le Bahut des Aromates, Brimborions, Broutilles musicales, Monumenta leodiensium musicorum, La Toison d’or, and Tract national.

A fine copy.

Ref. Alain Aelberts & Jean-Jacques Auquier, Pierre Aelberts (1899-1983), éditeur d’art et bibliophile éclectique, (1990), 79