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A Wonderful Collection of Salvador Dali’s Book And Lollypop Illustrations

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IT’S true to say that  Salvador Dalí was not to everyone’s tastes. But he was savvy, a Damien Hirst of his day, pumping out art to deadline. And you can own some, like the Chupa Chups wrappers he designed.

André Breton to nicknamed Dali “Avida Dollars”–an anagram of Dalí’s name that roughly translates to “eager for cash.”

 

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His work as an illustrator has been well documents. We’ve pulled together a collection.

 

Essays of Michel De Montaigne (free download here)

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Salvador Dali: Bilder Zur Bibel (Images for the Bible) (1973)

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The Jerusalem Bible (1970)

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Wine, Women and Words (1946)

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Shakespeare’s Macbeth (1946)

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Lautreamont: Les Chants de Maldoror (1975)

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Don Quixote de la Mancha (1946)

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Fantastic Memories by Maurice Sandoz (1944)

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1966)

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Crisalida (1958)

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Dante’s The Divine Comedy

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Dante’s Purgatorio

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Shakespeare’s As You Like It (1959)

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The Mazeby, Maurice Sandoz (1946)

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The House Without Windows: A Novel, by Maurice Sandoz (1950)

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On The Verge, by Maurice Sandoz (1950)

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And magazine work appealed to Dali.

 

Groucho Marx as the Shiva of Big Business, reproduced in Theatre Arts Monthly – October 1939

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Spotter: DaliBookCollector@matthiasrascherThe Dalí Museum and here.