- Publisher: George Braziller, Inc., New York
- Date published: 1984
- Format: Hardcover
- ISBN: 9780807610756
Third printing (July 1984) hardcover, bound in black cloth, with incised in red "HM" on front cover, and red and white lettering on spine, is in G condition, having a very light stain on closed page edges (near vertical top), and a very small area of smudging (at vertical/horizonal bottom); a small area of dark staining to top front cover (almost invisible), accompanied by a small amount of what looks like white paint on and near the top front cover; there is some light shaking to volume noticeable between the first free endpaper and the half-title page; some light sun-fading to top cover edges. The interior art by Matisse is near fine. Dust jacket, enclosed in protective mylar (not pictured), is in Fair condition, having scratches, abrasions, wrinkles, and much wear. Introduction by Riva Castleman. Brilliant cut-out paper art, accompanied by a hand-written text. An artistic and publishing triumph. Art. Due to the size and weight of the book, extra shipping cost may apply. DB.