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by Read, Herbert (ed., intro.); Breton, Andre; Davies, Hugh Sykes; Eluard, Paul; Hugnet, Georges

Condition: Very Good+/Good+

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, n.d. (c. 1940?). Hardcover. Very Good+/Good+. Orange cloth, lettering stamped in white on spine; dust jacket; 8vo; pp. 251, plus 96 b/w plates. Spine tips and corners just a little frayed, otherwise an excellent copy of the book. Dust jacket sunned along spine; lightly chipped at spine tips, corners, and along edges; not price-clipped, and presents nicely in mylar. Features works by Calder, Dali, Duchamp, Klee, Magritte, and many others.


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