Lot 639

First 6 issues of Verve with many lithographs 1937

Estimate: $500 - $800

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Teriade, E. (editor), The first 6 issues of Verve, complete in 5 books (numbers 5-6 are a double issue), softcover, original wraps, 14 x 10.5 inches, 1937-1939, includes the following lithographs (in addition to the covers): 1. Leger, Miro, Rattner, Bores; 2. Kandinsky (2 lithos), Masson (2 lithos); 3. Chagall, Miro, Rattner, Klee; 4. Matisse; 5-6. Braque, Rouault, Derain, Leger, Bonnard, Matisse, Klee.

Condition

In fair to good condition, lithos primarily very good, clean, some minor corner creasing and bumping throughout; wraps with light edgewear and shallow chipping, light soiling. Bindings slightly loosening, but secure, possible light repairs to inner hinges; Number 3 with staining to bottom edge of last 50 pages, doesn't hurt any of the lithos; Number 4 is ex-library, with marks to title page and inside covers only; last issue with split and repaired spine. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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