XXe SIECLE: Chroniques du Jour
LAZZARO, Gualtieri di San (editor)
First series of five magazines complete; Nos. 1-5/6; 4to; original wrappers, No. 1, Mars 1938 has an original colour lithograph by Pascin ("Le Chaperon Rouge"), with articles by Kandinsky, Le Corbusier, de Chirico, etc.; No. 2, Mai 1938 has an original colour lithograph by Kurt Seligmann and contributions by Miro, Man Ray, and Zadkine; No. 3, Juillet 1938 has 6 original woodcuts in colour and black-and-white by Kandinsky, including 2 colour woodcuts made for "Klange"; one colour woodcut for Der Blaue Reiter (Special Edition); No. 4, Christmas 1938. With 8 original engravings by Matisse, Arp, de Chirico, Miro, Laurens, Helion, Zadkine and Magnelli. With 2 coloured lithographs by Duchamp and Bill; No. 5/6, 1939. With original lithograph by Max Ernst, original engraving by W. Power, Kandinsky wood-engraving in 2 colours, and a Gino Severini "Futurist" engraving. Fine, a little dusty and some wear to the spines, internally fresh.
The Great War. Fourth Year, Paintings by C.R.W. Nevinson.
With an Introductory essay by J.E. Crawford Flitch. First edition. Colour frontispiece, 23 other plates. 4to, quarter cloth boards, with paper labels. Signed in pencil at the foot of the frontispiece by Nevinson. Additionally inscribed "To my good friend Don Pedro from J.E. Crawford Fllitch Dec 1919. Nevinson joined the army in the autumn of 1914 and went to Flanders as a mechanic and ambulance driver. He was invalided out in 1916 but was to become one of the great war artists, producing some of the most harrowing images of the conflict. Fine. A lovely copy preserved in a specially made slip case..