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            Léger and Purist Paris | Tate Gallery Exhibition Catalogue | November 1970 - January 1971

Golding, John (Book and Preface Author | Green Christopher Co-Author) Foreword by Sir Norman Reid [Joseph Fernand Henri Léger (February 4, 1881 - August 17, 1955) was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal form of cubism (known as "tubism") which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist style].

(Book #ID 113430)

Published by The Tate Gallery Publications, Millbank, London First Edition 1970. 1970.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 8¼'' x 8¼''. Contains 108 pp with plates in colour and monochrome throughout. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Tate Gallery Exhibition Catalogue ticket laid-in. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Balthus | A Retrospective Exhibition at the Tate Gallery | London 4 October - 10 November 1968

Introduction by John Russell [Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (February 29, 1908 - February 18, 2001), known as Balthus, was a Polish-French modern artist]

(Book #ID 113428)

Published by The Arts Council of Great Britain, 105 Piccadilly, London First Edition 1968. 1968.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 8½'' x 8¼''. Contains 99 pp with monochrome illustrations throughout. Ink name inside and in Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Political Paintings of Merlyn Evans 1930-1950 | Tate Gallery Exhibition Catalogue

Alan Bowness, David Fraser Jenkins and Tim Green (Contributors to Booklet) Merlyn Oliver Evans (1910 - 1973)

(Book #ID 113431)

Published by The Tate Gallery Publications, Millbank, London First Edition 1985. 1985.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 8¼'' x 8¼''. Contains 47 pp with plates in colour and monochrome throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Dada: Art and Anti-Art | The World of Art Library | Modern Movements | History of Art Series

Richter, Hans

(Book #ID 113390)

Published by Thames and Hudson, 30 Bloomsbury Street, London 1965. 1965.

Publisher's original colour illustrated laminated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 248 pp with 179 plates, 8 in colour. Rubbing to the spine ends and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Metaphysical Art | The World of Art Library | Modern Movements | History of Art Series

Carra, Massimo [with Patrick Waldberg and Ewald Rathke] Historical Foreword by Caroline Tisdall

(Book #ID 113391)

Published by Thames and Hudson, 30 Bloomsbury Street, London 1971. 1971.

Publisher's original colour illustrated laminated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 216 pp with 233 plates, 8 in colour. Rubbing to the spine ends and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Christo Big Air Package | Christo und Jeanne-Claude | Projekte 1961-2013

Volz Wolfgang | Peter Pachnicke | Matthias Koddenberg | Christo Vladimirov Javacheff (1935-2020) and Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon (1935-2009), known as Christo and Jeanne-Claude

(Book #ID 113453)

Published by Klartext, Essen Possibly 2013.

Hard back binding in publisher's original illustrated glazed boards. 4to. Landscape. 10'' x 12¼''. Artists noted for their large-scale, site-specific environmental installations, often large landmarks and landscape elements wrapped in fabric, including the Wrapped Reichstag, The Pont Neuf Wrapped, Running Fence in California, and The Gates in New York City's Central Park. Christo filled the Gasometer Oberhausen from March 16 until December 30, 2013, with the installation Big Air Package. In Fine condition, date and edition cannot be verified as the book remains in printers original shrink wrap plastic. Heavy volume weighing 2 kg, extra postage will be requested over and above our default setting for destinations outside of the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Grimoire of the Entangled Thicket | The Chariot Poets: No. 4

Colquhoun, Ithell [Margaret Ithell Colquhoun (October 1906 - 11 April 1988) was a British painter, occultist, poet and author. Stylistically her artwork was affiliated with surrealism. In the late 1930s, Colquhoun was part of the British Surrealist Group before being expelled because she refused to renounce her association with occult groups].

(Book #ID 113359)

Published by Ore Publications 7 The Towers, Stevenage, Hertfordshire First Edition 1973. 1973.

First edition in publisher's original wire stitched illustrated white card wrap covers (soft back). 8vo. 8'' x 5¾''. A short poetry book inspired by the Tree of Life in 1973, (and Osmazone published in 1983), being an anthology of prose poems, many from much earlier in her life. Contains 20 pp + covers with 8 full-page monochrome illustrations throughout. Small bump to the fore edge, else in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Collected Works | Volume Two (2 / II) (French Surrealism) Collected Works Volume Two: The Alfred Jarry Theatre, Two Stage Scenarios and Two Production Plans, Reviews, On Literature and the Plastic Arts

Artaud, Antonin [Translated by Victor Corti] Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud (4 September 1896 - 4 March 1948), was a French dramatist, poet, essayist, actor, and theatre director, widely recognized as one of the major figures of twentieth-century theatre and the European avant-garde.

(Book #ID 92617)

Published by Calder and Boyars Ltd., 18 Brewer Street, London First UK Edition 1971. 1971.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8'' x 5¼''. Contains 240 printed pages of text. Light foxing to the text block edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with very light foxing to the inner rear flap, spine colour not faded, not price clipped 55s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            An Introduction to Surrealism

Matthews, J. H.

(Book #ID 113356)

Published by The Pennsylvania State University Press, USA First Edition 1965. 1965.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original quarter black cloth spine, black and dark green marble paper covered boards, blocked and lettered silver back, charcoal black end sheets. 8vo. 9'' x 6¼''. Contains 192 pp. Hint of spotting to the closed text block edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small closed tear to the bottom edge of the front cover, spine slightly sun fade, not price clipped, $6.50. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Man Ray | Photography and its Double

Emmanuelle de l'Ecotais and Alain Sayag [Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky; August 27, 1890 - November 18, 1976) was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in Paris. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal].

(Book #ID 24316)

Published by Laurence King, 71 Great Russell Street, London First UK Edition 1998. 1998.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine. Folio 12½'' x 10'' 260 pages. ISBN 1856691500. Monochrome photographic illustrations throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper with tiny rubs to top corners, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            A Dictionary of Surrealism

Pierre, José [Translated by W. J. Strachan]

(Book #ID 113426)

Published by Eyre Methuen Ltd., 11 New Fetter Lane, London First UK Edition 1974. 1974.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original colour illustrated glazed boards. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 168 pp alphabetical listing from 'Age d'or' to 'Zürn, Unica' with monochrome and colour illustrations and photographs throughout. In Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Artaud (Modern Masters Series)

Esslin, Martin [Antonin Artaud 1896-1948]

(Book #ID 113414)

Published by Fontana Books | Collins 14 St. James's Place, London First Fontana Paperback Edition 1976. 1976.

First edition thus in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 8vo. 6½'' x 4¼''. Contains 127 pp English text. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Surrealists on Art (A Spectrum Book Series S-235)

Lippard, Lucy R.

(Book #ID 113386)

Published by Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey First Edition 1970. 1970.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 8vo. 8'' x 5¼''. Full printer's code 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Contains (x), 213 pp. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage | Exhibition Catalogue Shown March 27 - June 9, 1968, at the Museum of Modern Art; July 16 - September 8, 1968, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and October 19 - December 8, 1968 at the Art Institute of Chicago

Rubin, William S.

(Book #ID 113446)

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York First Edition 1968. 1968.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 9½'' x 9¼''. Contains 252 pp with nearly 300 black and white illustrations of Surrealist art by some of the leading artists of the movements including: Marcel Duchamp, Matta, Miro, Dali, Delvaux, Ernst, Bellmer, Man Ray, Picabia, Pollock, Rauschenberg, Masson, Oppenheim, Magritte, Penrose, Trova, Tanguy, Breton, Calder, Giocometti, Dubuffet, Joseph Cornell, Christo, de Chirico, Calder and other artists. Rubbing to the cover corners and spine ends, else in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            André Masson

Hahn, Otto [André-Aimé-René Masson (4 January 1896 - 28 October 1987) was a French artist. His early works display an interest in cubism. He later became associated with surrealism, and he was one of the most enthusiastic employers of automatic drawing, making a number of automatic works in pen and ink]. Translated from the French by Robert Erich Wolf.

(Book #ID 113367)

Published by Thames and Hudson, 30 Bloomsbury Street, London First UK Edition 1965. 1965.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy and white open canvas cloth cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered navy back. 8vo. 8'' x 9''. Contains 78 pp with 12 colour plates and 30 monochrome plates throughout. Light spotting to the end papers. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with minor rubbing to the tips, not price clipped, 30s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            An Anthology of French Surrealist Poetry | Textes Français Classiques et Modernes

Matthews, J. H. (Edited and with an Introduction by)

(Book #ID 113385)

Published by University of London Press Ltd., Warwick Square, London First Edition 1966. 1966.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 8vo. 8'' x 5¼''. Contains 41 pp introduction in English, followed by pp 42-203 pp in French. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            André Masson

Rubin, William and Carolyn Lanchner [André-Aimé-René Masson (4 January 1896 - 28 October 1987) was a French artist. His early works display an interest in cubism. He later became associated with surrealism, and he was one of the most enthusiastic employers of automatic drawing, making a number of automatic works in pen and ink].

(Book #ID 113368)

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York First Edition 1976. 1976.

First edition in publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). Quarto. 9¼'' x 8''. Contains 232 pp with 235 illustrations, 24 in colour. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Willem de Kooning | Exhibition Catalogue Published for the Arts Council of Great Britain by the Museum of Modern Art New York

Thomas B. Hess [Willem de Kooning (April 24, 1904 - March 19, 1997) was a Dutch-American abstract expressionist artist].

(Book #ID 113440)

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York First Edition 1968. 1968.

First edition in publisher's original yellow card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 10'' x 8½''. Contains 146 pp on coated art paper with colour and monochrome plates throughout. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Zadkine | Exhibition Catalogue Organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain at The Tate Gallery, London 5 January - 12 February 1961

Jean Cassou (Introduction) [Ossip Zadkine (28 January 1888 - 25 November 1967) was a Russian-French artist of the School of Paris. He is best known as a sculptor, but also produced paintings and lithographs].

(Book #ID 113436)

Published by The Arts Council, The Tate Gallery, London 1961. 1961.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 10'' x 7¼''. Contains 28 pp with 12 monochrome plates. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Surrealism

Schneede, Uwe M. [Translated by Maria Pelikan]

(Book #ID 50304)

Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 100 Fifth Avenue, New York First Edition 1973. New York 1973.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original russet cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, gilt easel to the upper panel. Folio. 12'' x 9''. ISBN 0810916274. Contains 144 printed pages of text with 115 illustrations, including 41 colour plates. Small bump to the top front corner, without any ownership markings. Fine condition book, in very near Fine condition dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Philosophy of Surrealism | Philosophie du surréalisme

Alquié, Ferdinand [Ferdinand Alquié (18 December 1906, Carcassonne, Aude - 28 February 1985, Montpellier) was a French philosopher and member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques from 1978].

(Book #ID 113355)

Published by Ann Arbor The University of Michigan Press First English Language Edition 1965. 1965.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered purple back, lavender end papers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains (viii), 196 pp. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with rubbing to the spine ends and corners, not price clipped, $5.95. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            An Outline of Dada and Surrealism by Dawn Ades | With A Selection of 60 Colour Illustrations of Works in the Exhibition | Dada and Surrealism Reviewed | Published to Tie in with a Retrospective Exhibition Held at the Hayward Gallery

Ades, Dawn

(Book #ID 113449)

Published by The Arts Council of Great Britain, London 1978. 1978.

First edition in publisher's original plain cream card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 12'' x 8''. Contains 40 pp with a selection of 60 colour illustrations of works in the exhibition throughout. Light spotting to the cream card covers, else in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Cityscape 1910-39 (1939) | Urban Themes in American, German and British Art

Mellor, David and Ian Jeffrey

(Book #ID 113448)

Published by The Arts Council of Great Britain, London 1977. 1977.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 12'' x 8¼''. With monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Cobra | An International Movement in Art after the Second World War

Stokvis, Willemijn [Translated from the Dutch by Jacob C. T. Voorthuis]

(Book #ID 113456)

Published by Ediciones Polígrafa S. A., Barcelona, Spain First English Language Edition 1987. 1987.

First English language edition hard back binding in publisher's original Farrows cream cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back. 4to. 12'' x 8½''. Contains 128 pp with 123 colour plates and 77 monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Just a little spotting to the covers. Very Good condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Magritte | Exhibition Catalogue Organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain at The Tate Gallery, London 14 February - 2 April 1969

Sylvester, David [René François Ghislain Magritte (21 November 1898 - 15 August 1967) was a Belgian surrealist artist known for his depictions of familiar objects in unfamiliar, unexpected contexts].

(Book #ID 113435)

Published by The Arts Council, The Tate Gallery, London Third Corrected Edition 1969. 1969.

Publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 9'' x 8''. Contains 136 pp with plates in colour and monochrome throughout. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Ithell Colquhoun | Paintings and Drawings 1930 - 1940 | Parkin Gallery 9th November - 3rd December 1977 + Signed Letter + Exhibitions Catalogue

Colquhoun, Ithell [Margaret Ithell Colquhoun (October 1906 - 11 April 1988) was a British painter, occultist, poet and author. Stylistically her artwork was affiliated with surrealism. In the late 1930s, Colquhoun was part of the British Surrealist Group before being expelled because she refused to renounce her association with occult groups].

(Book #ID 113358)

Published by Michael Parkin Fine Art Ltd., 11 Motcomb Street, London 1977. 1977.

Publisher's original wire stitched black and white illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 8vo. 7½'' x 5½''. Contains portrait frontispiece, 16 pp catalogue listings with details to each. Loosely inserted hand written letter in black biro, signed and dated (November 1982) from Ithell Colquhoun's private residence in Penzance ''Dear (name withheld) Thank you for your appreciative letter of November 10. I believe the picture of mine you have dates from the 1940's when I was at the address you mention. In an exhibition I had at Gallery 20 d'Artlay Street, W1 in 1957, the catalogue mentions a title, L'Eau de L'Eau, but this is a typescript it may not be accurate' + 19 further hand written lines, ending 'With all good wishes to your projects SIGNED (unusually for her at this time in her life) in full 'Ithell Colquhoun' ''. + 6 pp listing titled 'Recent Exhibitions' again from her private residence in Stone Cross Cottage, Green Lane, Paul, Penzance, Cornwall beginning with 'Newlyn Art Gallery September - October 1967; Czechoslovakia 1967 - 1968; West Berlin 1968, with her hand written corrections, ending after 5 pp with Palazzo Reale, Milan in 1980 followed by 2 pp hand written places and dates in 'Public Collections'. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Mind and Work of Paul Klee

Haftmann, Werner [Paul Klee (18 December 1879 - 29 June 1940) was a Swiss-born German artist. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism].

(Book #ID 113393)

Published by Faber and Faber Ltd., 24 Russell Square, London First Edition Thus 1967. 1967.

First paper back edition in publisher's original colour illustrated laminated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 128 pp with 32 plates, 3 in colour, 21 line blocks in text. Rubbing to the corners and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Loosely inserted A4 typed biography from the Museum of Fine Arts, Berne. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Pedagogical Sketchbook (Sketch Book)

Klee, Paul [Paul Klee (18 December 1879 - 29 June 1940) was a Swiss-born German artist. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism]. Introduction and Translation by Sibyl Moholy-Nagy | Layout by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy.

(Book #ID 113394)

Published by Faber and Faber Ltd., 24 Russell Square, London First Edition Thus 1968. 1968.

First paper back edition in publisher's original laminated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8'' x 5¼''. Contains 61-(blank), 2 pp with diagrams and figures throughout. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Art Fantastique

Brion, Marcel [Marcel Brion (21 November 1895 - 23 October 1984) was a French essayist, literary critic, novelist, and historian].

(Book #ID 113357)

Published by Éditions Albin Michel, 22 Rue Huyghens, Paris First Thus Edition 1961. 1961.

First edition in publisher's original thick cream card wrap covers (soft back). 8vo. 9'' x 7''. Contains 314 pp French text with 34 plates (some colour) and 55 monochrome text illustrations throughout. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow rubbing to the spine tips and corners. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Dada | Monograph of a Movement

Verkauf, Willy (Editor) Arthur Niggli

(Book #ID 113455)

Published by Academy Editions 7 Holland Street, London | St. Martin's Press 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, First Edition 1975. 1975.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original charcoal black cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back. 4to. 12'' x 8¼''. Contains 109 pp with monochrome illustrations throughout. Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with one 20 mm closed tear to the top front cover, small stain to the foot of the spine. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Obsessive Image 1960-1968 | The Opening Exhibition of The Institute of Contemporary Arts at Carlton House Terrace | 10 April - 29 May 1968 | Organised by Mario Amaya

Amaya, Mario (Institute of Contemporary Arts | London)

(Book #ID 113444)

Published by Nash House Gallery, The Mall, London, 1968. 1968.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 4to. 10'' x 8¼''. Contains 83 pp with plates in colour and monochrome throughout. Flaking of the card cover around the spine, ink name inside and in Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Surrealism | The Road to the Absolute

Balakian, Anna

(Book #ID 113427)

Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Ruskin House, 40 Museum Street, London First UK Revised and Enlarged Edition 1972. 1972.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 256 pp with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small rubs to the top of the spine, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Surrealism | The World of Art Library | Modern Movements | History of Art Series

Waldberg, Patrick

(Book #ID 113392)

Published by Thames and Hudson, 30 Bloomsbury Street, London 1968. 1968.

Publisher's original colour illustrated laminated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 128 pp with 197 plates, 8 in colour. Rubbing to the spine ends and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            La poésie surréaliste (Surrealist Poetry)

Bédouin, Jean-Louis [Jean-Louis Bédouin (1929 - October 2, 1996) is a French literary critic, visual artist and surrealist poet].

(Book #ID 113415)

Published by Editions Seghers, Paris First Edition Thus 1970. 1970.

First edition thus in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers (soft back). 8vo. 6½'' x 4¼''. Contains 358 pp anthology of verse by members of the French surrealist movement, arranged alphabetically from Louis Aragon to Michel Zimbacca, together with notes on each poet. Text in French. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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