COCTEAU JEAN (1889-1963).

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COCTEAU JEAN (1889-1963).
5 works in first edition, with dispatches.
Le Secret professionnel (Paris, Librairie Stock, Delamain, Boutelleau & Cie, 1922); in-16, paperback, yellow covers printed in black (false title leaf yellowed). First edition on vellum pur fil Lafuma de Voiron, one of the 20 copies out of commerce (n° 4) signed by the publishers on the receipt; drawing by Picasso on the frontispiece representing Jean Cocteau sitting in profile. Autograph letter signed to the filmmaker Jacques MANUEL (1897- 1968): "to Jacques Manuel this pocket mirror of Jean Cocteau June 1923".
Vocabulaire. Poems (Paris, Éditions de La Sirène, 1922); in-8, paperback. First edition, one of 1100 copies on alfa vellum paper of Scotland (n° 828). Signed autograph letter to the filmmaker Jacques MANUEL (1897-1968): "to Jacques Manuel amicably JC Juin 1923".
La Rose de François, unpublished poem (Paris, Typographie et Imprimerie François
Bernouard, collection "Alter Ego" n° 5, [1923]); small in-12, purple paperback (a little rubbed), covers and spine kept (Germaine Schroeder). First edition, with a portrait of Jean Cocteau by Marie LAURENCIN on the cover.
Autograph signed letter from Jean Cocteau to his mother, on the cover, next to his portrait of Marie Laurencin : "to my dear mother Happy New Year ! Jean 1923".
Plain-chant, Poème (Paris, Librairie Stock, 1923); in-12, paperback. First edition, one of the 100 copies on paper pur fil Lafuma Voiron (n° 58). Autograph letter signed with drawing, to the future poet Alain BOSQUET (1919-1998), on the false title: "à Anatole Biske
Souvenir amical de Jean Cocteau", with a profile of a young man's head with a pen, at the bottom of the page.
Le Grand Écart, roman (Paris, Librairie Stock, Delamain, Boutelleau & Cie, 1923); in-8, paperback (spine a little yellowed). First edition, one of 500 copies on vellum pur fil
Lafuma (n° 432). Signed autograph letter to the filmmaker Jacques MANUEL (1897-1968), in black ink on the title page: "à Jacques
Manuel ce clair-obscur JC 1923".
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