La Debutante (Contes et Pieces), Leonora Carrington, Flammarion, 1978, Very Good

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Carrington, Leonora, et al. La Debutante (Contes et Pieces) (Paris: Editions Flammarion, 1978).
French, Very Good, SC, 8vo, 8" x 5 1/2," 322 pp.
ISBN: 2080640712

Text in French. Black paper wrappers with white and purple lettering on spine. Covers have light rubbing, faint staining (possible foxing or dampstaining), and slight wear to edges and tips, else clean and intact. Pages have spots of discoloration (possible foxing or dampstaining) limited to edges of text block, light age toning, and occasional annotations by a former owner in blue pen, else clean and intact. The French edition of Leonora Carrington's La Debutante and other short stories, namely, La Maison de la Peur, La Dame Ovale, L'Amoureux, L'Ordre Royal, Les Soeurs, Lapins Blancs, L'Attente, Le Septième Cheval, Histoire du Cadavre Exquis, L'Homme Neutre, Une Chemise de Nuit de Flanelle, Pénélope, La Fête de l'Agneau, and Opus Sinistrum. Translated from the original English by Yves Bonnefoy, Jacqueline Chénieux, and Geneviève and Henri Parisot. This edition is part of the L'Age d'Or collection directed by Henri Parisot. Back colophon: "De cet ouvrage il a été tiré trente exemplaires sur vélin alfa dont vingt numérotés de 1 à 20 et dix hors commerce numérotés de I à X." Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) was a British-Mexican painter and author. She was a noted figure of the Surrealist movement.

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