Lot 291 of 725:
Verve Vol. 1, No. 1 w/cover by Matisse & 3 lithos  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$400 - $700

Title:
Verve: An Artistic and Literary Quarterly. Vol. 1 No. 1

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Place:
Paris

Publisher:

Date:
December, 1937

Description:

Edited and directed by E. Teriade. Illustrated with 3 color lithographs by Fernand Leger, Rattner, and Bores, plus photographs and reproductions of art. 35.5x27 cm (14x10½") color illustrated wrappers, original white two part box, box top color illustration replicates front wrapper.

Cover composed by Henri Matisse. With gold sticker advertising Verve subscription to the quarterly magazine. With 3 color lithographs: "Water," by Fernand Leger, "Fire," by Rattner, and "Earth," by Bores, lithographs printed by Mourlot, Paris.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Box top lacking a few pieces on side, box bottom with a few tears but complete; volume with only a faint trace of wear to extremities from handling; near fine volume in very good box.


 
Item number:
248842
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