Paris, René Drouin, 1950
This volume comprises text by Bousquet entitled A la Hauteur des Yeux, 11 black and white drawings by Ernst to illustrate an unpublished text of Bousquet's Absolument ou le Vide a l' Envers, and Michel Tapié's text Max Ernst, Plasticien du Monde et Perturbateur des Classes du Reel.
Limited edition, one of 58 copies, inscribed by Max Ernst and Dorothea Tanning; large 8vo; 11 full-page black and white lithographs by Max Ernst, a further 11 black and white reproductions in appendix, of which one is mounted in-text, light toning to leaves, else unmarked internally; publisher's green pictorial wrappers, unevenly sunned, light creasing to extremities, some loss to spine and corners, rear panel slightly marked, else very good.
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