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Ernst, Max (1891-1976) and Paul Eluard (1895-1952) Misfortunes of the Immortals, trans. Hugh Chisholm.

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2687B
Lot:
132A
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2687B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 17, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Ernst, Max (1891-1976) and Paul Eluard (1895-1952) Misfortunes of the Immortals, trans. Hugh Chisholm. New York: Black Sun Press, 1943.
Quarto, limited edition (610 copies), twenty-two full-paged illustrations, publisher's green paper boards with illustration, the text toned, 10 x 7 in.
"This edition is further augmented by three drawings Twenty Years After. The Misfortunes of the Immortals was first published in Paris in 1920, originally revealed in French by Paul Eluard and Max Ernst, and now translated into English by Hugh Chisholm. This edition has been designed and published by Caresse Crosby, handset in Spartan type twelve point and printed at the Gemor Press in the city of New York, March 1943."
Estimate $200-300


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Max Ernst, Paul Eluard, Hugh Chisholm, Black Sun Press, Paris, Gemor Press, Caresse Crosby

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