EXCEPTIONAL FIRST FOUR ISSUES OF VERVE, AMERICAN EDITION, 1937-1939
TÉRIADE, Efstratios (ELEFTHERIADES, Efstratios). Verve. Paris, 1937-1939.
First American editions of the first four issues of Verve, published in Paris from 1937-1939, featuring cover art by Matisse, Braque, Bonnard and Rouault, original lithographs by Picasso, Léger, Miró, Chagall, Maillol, Derain, Kandinsky and Klee, along with numerous héliogravure photographs (including Man Ray, Bill Brandt and Brassaï), first appearances of select writings by Hemingway and Joyce, and articles by Lorca, Dos Passos, Sartre, Gide, Bataille, Malraux and Valéry. Assembled in a single folio volume with the four original lithographic front covers bound in. $4800.