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LES QUATRE VENTS. CAHIERS DE LITTERATURE. 1945-1947. COMPLETE RUN OF ALL 9 NUMBERS.

£600.00

Paris, Edition des Quatre Vents, 1945-1947
19.2 x 14.2cm, pagination varies. Original wrappers. Editor: Henri Parisot. A fine set of this >publication of the European avant-garde which had strong ties to Surrealism. Several issues were thematic e.g. ‘L’Evidence Surrealiste’; ‘l’Imagination Poetique’; ‘Merveilleux et Poesie Romantiques’; ‘Le Langage Surrealiste’ and there were contributions by Breton, Duchamp, Tzara, Jarry, Brauner, Bataille, de Mandiargues, Artaud, Prevert, Picabia, Peret, Audiberti, Gracq amongst others. The complete set here includes
nr.1: 104pp, with contributions from Michaux, Char, Hugnet, Jarry, Steinbeck and others
nr. 2: 103pp, with contributions from Bataille, Blanchard, Leiris, Tzara, Pansaers, Queneau, Gracq and others
nr. 3: 106pp, with contributions from Prassinos, Fardoulis-lagrange, Arp, Michaux, Tieck et al.
nr. 4: 188pp, special issue: "L’Evidence surrealiste" with contributions from Breon, Arp, Huidobro, Peret, Cesaire, Carrington, Prassinos, Henry, Mandiargues, Penrose, Masson, Mesens, Souris, Artaud and othersnr. 6, 137pp, "L’imagination poetique", with contributions from Thomas, Carrington, Michaux, Bousquet, Garcia Lorca, Gita, Picabia and others
(this copy carries a hard to read dedication: "et pourtant je t’aime  signature unreadable : Mona?" dated 12/10/46)
nr. 7, 176pp, "Merveilleux et poesie romantiques" with contributions from Cazotte, Coleridge, Nerval, Hawthorne, Keats, Blake, Byrn, Chamisson, Holerlin and others<
nr. 8, 157pp, "Le langage surréaliste" with contributions from Duchamp, Breton, Artaud, Arp, Peret, Leiris, Prassinos, Henein, Tanning, Waldberg, Deharme, Tarnaud, Jaguer, Pastoureau, Dotremont et al
nr. 9, 111pp, with contributions from Mandiargues, Prassinos, Follain, Lacomte, Comte de cramail
All very good with only minor flaws. A scarce set.

PRICE IS FOR THE ENTIRE GROUP OF 9 BOOKS AS A WHOLE

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