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The Secret Life of Salvador Dali presentation copy inscribed to Disney art director Robert Cormack with a double-page hand-drawn portrait by Dali - Dali, Salvador. The Secret Life of Salvador Dali. The Dial Press, New York, 1942. Quarto. First edition, stated third printing. Red cloth with pastedown illustrations on the front board and spine. Bearing an extraordinary association presentation drawing by Salvador Dali in ink on the front flyleaf verso and half title recto of a strolling nude and Satyr, inscribed by Dali on the half title, “Pour Robert Cormack, Avec le mellieur souvenir de notre collaboration --- Dali, 1946.” Cormack was a Disney art director who worked on Fantasia, Bambi and Three Caballeros. He was to have been the director of the ill-fated 1946 Disney/Dali animated short titled, Destino, which went unrealized for more than 50 years due to the studio’s financial problems (and cold feet) at the time. Light white smudges on front board, front hinge starting. Accompanied by the original worn dust jacket that bears extensive tape repairs on the verso. Includes New Enlarged Edition dust jacket. Very Good in Good dust jacket.
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