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Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations by  and James Johnson SWEENEY  Alexander; Jean-Paul SARTRE - First Edition - 1946 - from Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (SKU: 404940)

Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations

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Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations

by CALDER, Alexander; Jean-Paul SARTRE, and James Johnson SWEENEY

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A clean, near-fine copy in wrappers with some very minute wear and pale offsetting. An attractive and finely printed catalog
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Paris: Galerie Louis Carre, 1946. A clean, near-fine copy in wrappers with some very minute wear and pale offsetting. An attractive and finely printed catalog. 12mo (15.6 x 12 cm). 35, [17] pages. Frontispiece photograph of Calder in his studio in Roxbury, 7 plates, of which four in color (and two of these double-page), and one color heapiece of a mobile. Printed wrappers, the front wrapper with a photographic image of one of his mobiles in motion. First edition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at Galerie Louis Carre in Paris that ran October 25 through November 16, 1946. Text in French with contributions by Jean-Paul Sartre, and James Johnson Sweeney. 24 pieces were included in the exhibition, created between 1941 and 1946. The cover, frontispiece and three balck-an-white plates reproduce photographs by Herbert Matter.

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Bookseller
Riverrun Books & Manuscripts US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
404940
Title
Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations
Author
CALDER, Alexander; Jean-Paul SARTRE, and James Johnson SWEENEY
Book condition
Used - A clean, near-fine copy in wrappers with some very minute wear and pale offsetting. An attractive and finely printed catalog
Quantity-available
1
Publisher
Galerie Louis Carre
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1946
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Art Monographs;

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