Translation by Louis Aragon.Paris & New York: 1939 Stock Code: 91467
First edition, first printing. Limited to 101 numbered copies plus 12 hors-commerce signed by Spender, Aragon and each of the nine artists: John Buckland-Wright; Stanley William Hayter; Josef Hecht; Dalla Husband; Wassily Kandinsky; Roderick Mean; Joan Miró; Dolf Rieser; and Luis Vargas. Compiled to protest against the rise of fascism in Europe. The engravings were printed by Atelier 17 and Henri Hecht.
Octavo. Original self wrappers. With the original board chemise, lacking the slipcase. Housed in a green morocco-backed clamshell box by the Chelsea Bindery.
Illustrated with 9 loose engravings on full-sheet Montval handmade paper with deckle-edges preserved. Each signed in pencil lower right by the artist. With the original tissue guards. Text in English and French.
Wrappers and contents in excellent condition, chemise split to spine.
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