Paris: Éditions Cahiers d'Art, 1934. First edition. Softcover. Folio (12 1/2 x 9 3/4"). 123, pp. Original printed wrappers with black lettering to covers. Spine rebacked with white binder's tape, with handwritten title in black ink.
First edition of this important issue devoted in part to the work of Joan Miró. Contains also the reproductions of eight eaux-fortes by Marc Chagall for "The Bible," and eight etchings by Fernand Léger.
This iconic issue is lavishly illustrated throughout with b/w photographic reproductions on the work of Joan Miró, Constantin Brancusi, wooden sculptures of North America, new bridges by Maillart, etc..
Our copy is complete with its 2 striking original pochoirs by Joan Miró.
Texts by Robert Desnos, Christian Zervos, René Gaffé, Vicente Huidobro, Anatole Jakovsky, Georges Hugnet, Ernest Hemingway, etc..
Wrappers age-toned along edges. Spine crudely rebacked with white binder's tape. Moderate foxing to back cover. Slight age-toning along paper margin. Minor offsetting and tiny foxing to first pochoir, and small dark spot along lower fore-edge of second pochoir. Text in French. Wrappers in overall fair to good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. f to vg. Item #44925