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La Cantatrice Chauve: Anti-pièce, suivie d'une scène inédite. Interprétations typographique de Massin et photographique d'Henry Cohen d'après la mise en scène de Nicolas Bataille et avec le concours des comédiens du Théâtre de la Huchette [Limited Edition] by  photographs  typography; Henry Cohen - First Thus - [1964] - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

La Cantatrice Chauve: Anti-pièce, suivie d'une scène inédite. Interprétations typographique de Massin et photographique d'Henry Cohen d'après la mise en scène de Nicolas Bataille et avec le concours des comédiens du Théâtre de la Huchette [Limited Edition]

by IONESCO, Eugène; [Robert] Massin, typography; Henry Cohen, photographs

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[Paris]: Gallimard, [1964]. First Thus. Hardcover. Illustrated edition of Ionesco's absurdist play with photographs of the original (1950) production and a typographical interpretation by graphic designer Robert Massin. Limited to 6000 copies of which this is no. 47. Quarto (27.75cm.); original white photographically illustrated boards; unpaginated; illus. Boards uniformly yellowed, minor shelf wear, else Near Very Good and sound. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label tipped to front pastedown. Additional ownership marks include their manuscript shelf number on a small piece of masking tape mounted to spine foot, Bernarda's rubberstamp to bottom textblock edge.


  • Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 29672
  • Title: La Cantatrice Chauve: Anti-pièce, suivie d'une scène inédite. Interprétations typographique de Massin et photographique d'Henry Cohen d'après la mise en scène de Nicolas Bataille et avec le concours des comédiens du Théâtre de la Huchette [Limited Edition]
  • Author: IONESCO, Eugène; [Robert] Massin, typography; Henry Cohen, photographs
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Gallimard
  • Place: [Paris]
  • Date published: [1964]
  • Bookseller catalogs: Library of Ben & Bernarda Shahn; Photography; Graphics & Original Art; Modern Drama; France;


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