Book Description

First and only edition. Stout 4to (240 x 200 mm), illustrated. Selected bibliography (196 entries) by Bernard Karpel, extensive index.
Dealer Notes
Marcel Jean (1900-1993) French artist and scholar, central figure of the Paris surrealist group, painter sculptor and poet. Marcel Jean's anthology documenting the history of surrealism, lets "the surrealists tell their own story, and [he] has woven carefully selected and newly translated extracts from their writings into a narrative format that guides the reader through a fascinating maze of poetry, fiction, drama, polemics and other documents. The first part of this remarkable collection is devoted to the "ancestors" of surrealism (...) -- from the blurb.
Author Marcel Jean, editor
Date 1980
Binding Publisher's black cloth backed beige boards, illus. dust wrapper
Publisher N.Y.: The Viking Press
Condition Very good
Pages xxiii, 472

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