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PELAYO. GARCIA LORCA (Federico). Funeral... - Lot 93 - Kâ-Mondo
PELAYO. GARCIA LORCA (Federico). Funeral song [Llanto funebre] for [por] Ignacio Sanchez Mejias. Engraving [by] Orlando Pelayo. [Marseille], Les Bibliophiles de Provence, 1985. Large in-4, in sheets with filled cover, titled half-skivertex folder and burgundy cloth case of the publisher.
Superb illustrated edition of this moving poem composed by Federico García Lorca as a tribute to his friend, the matador Ignacio Sanchez Mejias, mortally wounded in the bullring in 1934.
Bilingual edition, the Spanish text printed in blood red, the French text in black opposite; illustrated with a black manner for the frontispiece, an etching & 4 aquatints in cameo by Orlando Pelayo (1920-1990).
Printed at 145 numbered copies on Arches vellum, this one n°128, nominative for the printer Robert Blanchet. Enriched with two drafts of the title page not retained.
Provenance : Mister Robert Blanchet, éditions d'Auteuil.
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