Verve :; the French review of art. nos. 5-6, July-October 1939

Paris: Verve, 1939. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Paperback. Golden folio, unpaginated, approx. 180 pages, b&w illustrations (some color) ; 36 cm. Half of spine foot clipped, very mild rubbing to spine head and foot, closed crack down spine, mostly to spine foot and runs from spine head to an inch or so, extremely gentle rubbing to corners, else Near Fine(-). Item #90465

Art, French literature -- 20th century. || Extra shipping for heavy, oversized book. || Contents: Official portraits -- The visage / Paul Valéry -- Spring / André Gide -- The portrait of Montgaigne / Jean Paulhan -- Places and sitters for portraits / Emile A. Van Moé -- Mythological figures / Jules Supervielle -- In contemplation of portraits / Jean Grenier -- Faces / Jean-Paul Sartre -- Le livre de mon bord / Pierre Reverdy -- The red-haired beggar girl / Jacques Crépet -- Claudel at fifty / Henri Hoppenot -- Portrait of Jarry / Jean Saltas -- La tiare écrite / Alfred Jarry -- Romantic women. Making raids on faces / Marcel Jouhandeau -- A woman asleep / Jean Giraudoux -- Maidens' faces / Henri Michaux -- Mask / Manha Garreau Dombasle -- A word on two Egyptian bas-reliefs of the New Empire / Charles Boraux -- On the human countenance / Alain -- The head inside out / René Daumal -- In the land of faces / Adrienne Monnier -- Visages réels ou imaginaires / Georges Rouault -- Man and his model / Marcel Ravel -- The clown's skin / André Suarès -- My portraits / Ambroise Vollard -- Mathew B. Brady / Thérèse Bonney -- David Octavius Hill / Gisèle Freund -- The Fouquets of the Conde Museum at Chantilly / Henri Malo.

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