Paris: La Parade, 1950. 1st Trade Edition. Small octavo, publisher's plain paper wraps, original photo-illustrated dust jacket, later glassine dust jacket protector.
Photoplay edition of the second film in Cocteau's Orphic trilogy (the others being Le Sang d'un Poète (1930) and Le Testament d'Orphée (1960)), starring Jean Marais. Illustrated with 16 black-and-white film stills by set photographer Roger Corbeau. Text in French. Published simultaneously with a limited edition. Text lightly embrowned, minor edgewear to wraps and dust jacket, with reinforcements to verso of dust jacket at spine-ends and flap folds. Near fine. Item #36