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VVV 4 (February 1944)

by Hare, David, (ed.) Breton, Andre; Duchamp, Marcel; Ernst, Max (editorial advisors)

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New York. 1944. Periodical. Wraps, very good+ to near fine copy with a tiny tear at the foot of front blank and the usual wear and tears to the wallet edges. A deluxe magazine, having the look of the earlier surrealist periodical, Minotaure, published in Paris, this was the magazine of the French Surrealists in exile in New York. It includes Duchamp's Allegorie de Genre with die-cut and embossed pages, a wonderful letter from a very young Philip Lamantia, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of Surrealism and pledging his loyalty to it + three of his poems, Leonora Carrington's "Down Below," many black and white as well as color plates. Among the contributors are Breton, Peret, Mesens, Cesaire, Mabille, Brunius,. Henien and more. The illustrations are by Matta (front cover and more) , Ernst, Carrington, Lamba, Tanguy, Tanning and many more. One of the most hand some of the Surrealist productions.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 86+(12) pp .

  • Bookseller: Beasley Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 27394
  • Title: VVV 4 (February 1944)
  • Author: Hare, David, (ed.) Breton, Andre; Duchamp, Marcel; Ernst, Max (editorial advisors)
  • Format/binding:Periodical
  • Book condition: Used
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1944
  • Keywords: Surrealism, Art


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