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The Dance of Sophocles. Poems (Paris, Mercure de France, 1912); in-12, marbled paper bradel cardboard with flaps from the time, covers preserved. First edition of Cocteau's third collection, on publishing paper (after 7 copies on Holland); copy of the press service with an Egyptian eye printed in green as proof of the print run. Precious autograph signed letter to the dancer NIJINSKY: "Isn't it sublime to know that old Mr. Sophocles was the age of Nijinsky? Amitié Jean Cocteau".

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