Guerre a la Tristesse [French translation of 'Fiesta in Pamplona']. Text by Dominique Aubier. Photographs by Inge Morath (most by Morath, with appx. 15 by others). Collection Neuf. Robert Delpire, Editeur, Paris, 1955. 129 pp. Quarto. First French edition. Clothbound in photo-illustrated jacket. Boards after lithographs by Pablo Picasso. Black-and-white and color reproductions. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on half-title page by Dominque Aubier to Italian film director Roberto Rossellini.
A vibrant photo essay on the Bullfights and festival of St Firmin at Pamplona. The sixteenth volume in the Collection Neuf series that included books by Cartier-Bresson, Werner Bischof and others. With text by Dominique Aubier and photos Inge Morath & some others, plus an exquisite cover design by after lithographs by Picasso. Inscribed by author Aubier with a fabulous association to Italian film legend Roberto Rossellini.
About Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; moderate tanning to endpapers, page edges and board and jacket extremities; slight mustiness.