Paris: Editions Polyglottes, 1956. First edition. 8vo,  pp, single sheet printed in two colors and folded once. Illustrated with a reproduction of portrait of Trotsky by Annenkoff.
Surrealist broadside issued to denounce the Stalinist betrayal of Trotsky and the French communists. The recto is beautifully designed with a text border printed in red surround the text, which prints the entirety of Eluard's poem "Joseph Staline" at the center.
The manifesto bears the printed signatures of Anne Bedouin, Robert Benayoun, Andre Breton, Jacques B. Brunius, Adrien Dax, Yves Elleouet, Charles Flamand, Louis Janover, Gerard Legrand, Nora Mitrani, Benjamin Peret, Jose Pierre, Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues, Jacques Sautes, and Jean Schuster.
Toned at margins, with creasing and short closed tears along upper margins, none affecting text or image. Very good. Item #23086