Monday, October 11, 2010

Fantastic Memories by Maurice Sandoz Illustrated by Salvador Dali

The eerie, the sublime, and the little bit queer......
 These are a few images from my copy of Fantastic Memories by Maurice Sandoz and illustrated by Salvador Dali. I am a fan of early and mid-career Dali....late Dali not so much. This collection of short stories is from 1944.

  The cover and book plate are particularly engaging. My copy is inscribed:



To Billy Livingstone,

 May he remain ever, just as he is......

Sincerely,

Maurice Sandoz

Christmas 1944 

New York




 (Note the punctuation....hmmmmm.) I have no idea who Billy was, but I have an image in my head....
Read more at thehauntedlamp.blogspot.com
 

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