Item #23567 Hidden Faces; Translated by Haakon Chevalier. Salvador Dali.

Hidden Faces; Translated by Haakon Chevalier

London: Peter Owen, 1973. Dali, Salvador. Hardcover. 318 pages. 22 x 14.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 61 of 100 signed by Dali. Laid in with the 19-pp. pamphlet “Postface to Hidden Faces” comprising of “Objective Chance” and “Reverie”. His first and only novel. Hidden Faces was originally written in French in 1943, two years after Dali had published his autobiography to great success. Chevalier, a professor at Berkeley University, spent several weeks with Dalí, translating directly into English as Dalí wrote. The novel was completed in two weeks on the estate of the Marquis de Cuevas in Franconia, a mansion in the mountains of New Hampshire next to the Canadian border. Numerous black and white reproductions of paintings after Dali. Orig. quarter vellum and marbled boards, spine gilt lettered. Fine in fine publisher's red cloth slipcase. Item #23567

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