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A deluxe edition of 'Le Surréalisme en 1947' sold at a Ketterer Kunst auction for €29,000 (£25,020).

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Not quite so expensive, but at €29,000 (£25,020) raising a much higher than predicted and record sum, was Le Surréalisme en 1947, a slightly browned example of the deluxe edition of this important catalogue.

Containing 24, mostly coloured prints in different techniques, it also has a velvet binding to which is attached a painted foam rubber breast by Duchamp and, on the back, bears the words “Priere de Toucher”.

In 2010, Christie’s New York sold for $210,000 what was described as the ‘unique’ original of this binding breast jest.