NF First Printing in a VG dust jacket. First Edition, stated, 1997 Beacon Press. First Printing, with full number line. NF hardcover with clean, bright blue, cloth boards, strong title gilt on both cover and spine, clean page blocks, no spine tilt, lightly rolled spine ends, mild edge wear and strong corners. No marks or inscriptions inside. Pages very clean and bright. VG un-clipped dust jacket with moderate surface wear and heavy edge wear, chips and a 1″ tear. Small volume – 132 pages. Translated by Mary Ann Caws, the pre-eminent scholar and translator of many French Surrealist texts. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs by Man Ray, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Brassai, Dora Maar, Max Ernst, and others. Ships in a manila envelope with book wrappedin both craft paper and multiple layers of bubble wrap.