Marchand du sel
Paris: Editions La Terrain Vague, 1958.
Inscribed in French by Marcel Duchamp on page following front transparency, then signed and dated. Translated the inscription reads, "Dear [Alma?] I appreciate the catalogues you sent me, etc. and here's another book, with no pretense. Salutations, Marcel Duchamp New York City, 1960." 231 pp. with b&w folding transparency of La Marieé Mise a Nu par ses Célibataires, Même. Printed wrappers. In French. First edition, trade issue. Very Good+ with rubbing along edges of wrappers, vertical crease to spine, internally clean and bright. Some pages unopened. A rare signed copy of the writings of the pioneering artist associated with the Cubist, Dadaist, and conceptual art movements; the title translates to Salt Merchant in English. Item #140939327