REVERDY, Pierre. Les Jockeys Camoufles. Trois Poemes par Monsieur Pierre
Reverdy. Agrementes de cinq dessins inedits de Henri Matisse. Paris: La
Belle Edition, (1918). Quarto, original wrappers, original glassine.
First edition, one
of only 300 numbered copies on verge d’Arches (out of a total edition of
343), with five plates by Henri Matisse illustrating three poems by Pierre
Reverdy. Often considered Matisse's first illustrated book, Les Jockeys
Camoufles actually contains drawings made previously by Matisse
between 1903-1917. A beautifully printed book with text in four colors.
Slight toning to edges of wrappers, small tear to original glassine. In
outstanding condition. Rare.
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