Pablo PICASSO - PROSPER MÉRIMÉE - [LOUIS ARAGON] - Le Carmen des Carmen.
Paris, Bibliothèque de France 1949, Éditeurs français réunis, 1964. Large in-4, in sheets (36 x 27 cm), cream-coloured filled cover, title printed in black, in publisher's slipcase (cover very slightly faded, spine faded, stains on back).
175, , [3 bl.] pp. Edition illustrated with a colour lithograph printed by Mourlot frères (justified 183/245) (marginal spotting and spotted verso), 3 justified aquatints (183/245, foxing on verso) from the presses of Lacourière-Frélant and Aldo Crommelynck and 1 justified drypoint (183/245) (spotting); 4 lithographs in black, 1 in black and blue, 1 double-page lithograph in colour, 30 full-page black compositions, ornaments in black and/or in colour Limited edition of 275 copies numbered and signed by Aragon and Picasso (n° 183). Freckles affecting pp. 174-175 and following as well as the last endpapers, transfer on the last leaf.