EXCEPTIONAL FIRST FOUR ISSUES OF VERVE, AMERICAN EDITION, 1937-1939
TÉRIADE, Efstratios (ELEFTHERIADES, Efstratios). Verve. Paris, 1938-1939.
First American editions of the second, third and fourth issues of Verve, published in Paris from 1938-39, featuring cover art by Braque, Bonnard and Rouault, original lithographs by Miró, Chagall, Matisse, Derain, Kandinsky and Klee, along with numerous héliogravure photographs (including Bill Brandt and Brassaï), first appearances of select writings by Hemingway and Joyce, and articles by Lorca, Sartre, Gide, Bataille, Malraux and Valéry. Assembled in a single folio volume with the three original lithographic front covers bound in. $2200.