Publisher: New York: Xavier Moreau, Inc., 1980
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 102126
First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Copper cloth-covered boards with title stamped in blue on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text by Bernard Faucon. Designed by Bea Feitler and Jeffrey Dorman. Unpaginated (96 pp.), with 40 four-color plates and additional black and white illustrations finely printed in Italy by A. Mondadori, Verona. 10-5/8 x 9-11/16 inches. Out of print. Very scarce.
Fine in Fine dust jacket (a Near Mint copy).
From the publisher: "Bernard Faucon is a master magician of ambiguity. His photographic 'mise-en-scene' of children's games and rituals [using mannequins and an occasional live model], like the salaciously naïve narrative that accompanies them, convincingly perverts the notion of reality. For the real in Faucon's art is both the subtly delirious content of unusually memorable images and the heightened awareness of the feelings they arouse in us..."