Item #8666 Détours. René CREVEL.


Paris: NRF (1924).

Item #8666

The first edition of the author's first publication, a largely autobiographical novel written shortly after he was exiled from the Surrealist movement for his homosexuality. At the time, he had been living openly with his lover, the American painter, Eugene MacCown (who contributes the frontispiece to the book).
One of 1000 copies (#874) in original wrappers, very good with light cover wear. The endpaper bears a signed self-portrait of the author. From the estate of Pavel Tchelitchew's sister, Alexandra Zaoussailoff.

Price: $500.00

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