This is the rare tirage de tête (deluxe edition) of the massive catalogue for the 2010 Moebius exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris.
One of only 150 copies
- signed by the artist on the title page,
- accompanied by a numbered certificate of limitation,
- accompanied by a 32.5 × 26 cm lithograph of 150 copies numbered and signed by the artist,
- housed in a custom traycase.
This deluxe edition sold out immediately upon announcement. The trade hardcover, limited to one printing of 5000 copies, sold out a month before the exhibition closed.
The catalogue is divided into sections on: Inside Moebius, Blueberry, Arzach, Le Major, l'Incal, Abstract paintings, creature design, Desert, Dreams, Crystals, photographs by Moebius, and a final section of miscellaneous comics and unpublished drawings. There are two text sections: an interview with Moebius conducted by Michel Casse and an essay by Alberto Manguel.
Bibliography. Filmography. Exhibitions. Text in French.