Revue Verve, Complete collection, 1937-1960, 26 volumes

Verve magazine. Paris, Tériade, 1937-1960. 26 volumes grand in-4. Complete collection of 33 issues in 26 fascicles. 

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Revue Verve, Complete collection, 1937-1960, 26 volumes

  • Issue 1 of December 1937. Cover illustrated by Henri Matisse. Texts by Gide, Bataille, Garcia Lorca, Malraux, Michaux… Reproductions of works by Matisse, Maillol, Derain, Cézanne, Bonnard. Tired and dirty blanket. Worn back with snags on the headdresses. Interior in good condition despite some freckles.
  • Issue 2 of March 1938. Cover illustrated by Georges Braque. Texts by Reverdy, Joyce, Hemingway, Bataille, Michaux… Color and gold heliogravures after Ingres, Giotto… Photographs of Blumenfeld, Brassaï… Four original lithographs: two of Kandinsky, and two of André Masson. Tired cover with defects. Worn spine with snags in the headdresses. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 3 of June 1938. Cover illustrated by Pierre Bonnard. Texts by Tagore, Reverdy, Claudel, Caillois, Bataille. Original lithographs of Chagall, Miró, Rattner, Paul Klee. Tired cover with two tears. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 4 of November 1938. Cover illustrated by Georges Rouault. Texts by Rilke, Reverdy, Caillois, Michaux, Sartre… Photographs of Bill Brandt, Brassaï… Original lithographs of Matisse, Derain. Good condition
  • Issue 5-6 of July 1939. Cover illustrated by Aristide Maillol. Texts by Paulhan, Reverdy, Michaux, Daumal… Lithographs by Braque, Rouault, Derain, Léger, Bonnard, Matisse, Paul Klee… Tired cover. Worn out and tired back with headgear snags. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 7 of March 1940: THE VERY RICH HOURS OF THE DUC DE BERRY. Paintings reproduced and pasted full-page, in color and gold. Tired cover with dirt. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 8 of June 1940. Cover illustrated by Henri Matisse. Texts by Claudel, Rouault, Braque, Reverdy, Adrienne Monnier, Malraux… Reproductions of works by Derain, Matisse, Picasso, Bonnard… Tired blanket especially the corners. Worn back with snags in the headdresses. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 9 of October 1943. THE FOUQUET OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY. Preface by Paul Valéry. Paintings by Jean Fouquet reproduced and pasted full-page, in color and gold. Cover very tired, especially the corners. Worn spine with snags on the caps. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 10 of 1943. IMAGES OF THE LIFE OF JESUS. Texts by Henri Malo. Paintings reproduced and pasted full-page, in color and gold. Good condition.
  • Issue 11 of March 1945. THE LIFE OF JESUS BY JEAN FOUQUET. Texts by Henri Malo. Paintings by Jean Fouquet reproduced and pasted on full page, in colors and gold. Cover very tired, especially the corners. Worn spine with snags on the caps. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 12 of 1945. THE VIRGIN AND THE SAINTS BY JEAN FOUQUET. Texts by Henri Malo. Paintings by Jean Fouquet reproduced and pasted full page, in color and gold. Tired cover. Tired back. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 13 of 1945. Cover illustrated by Henri Matisse. Original lithographs by Henri Matisse. Cover very tired especially the corners. Very worn back with tears and tears in the caps. To be restored. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 14-15 of 1946. BOURDICHON Jean. BRITTANY RING HOURS. Text by Emile Male. Legends by Edmond Pognon. Paintings reproduced and pasted full-page, in color and gold. Tired cover with some dirt.
  • Issue 16 of 1946. D’ANJOU René. TREATED OF THE FORM AND ESTIMATE OF A TOURNAMENT. Afterword by Edmond Pognon. Full-page reproductions in black and color. Good copy.
  • Issue 17-18 of 1947. COLORS OF BONNARD. Cover illustrated by Pierre Bonnard. Original lithograph of Pierre Bonnard in frontispiece. Tired cover especially the corners. Cover with snags. Worn back with snags on the caps. Some inside freckles otherwise good condition.
  • Issue 19-20 of April 1948. PICASSO COLORS. Cover illustrated by Pablo Picasso. Full page black and color reproductions of paintings and drawings by Picasso. Texts by Pablo Picasso and Jaime Sabartès. Tired cover especially the corners. Worn back with a trace of several centimeters of an old label . Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 21 and 22 of 1948. MATISSE. VENCE 1944-1948. Cover illustrated by Matisse. Number entirely devoted to Matisse. Good copy.
  • Issue 23 of April 1949. THE BOOK OF THE HEART OF LOVE ISSUED BY KING RENE. Cover illustrated by Henri Matisse. Commentary by André Chamson. Paintings reproduced and pasted on full page, in color and gold. Cover tired with some dirt. Interior in good condition.
  • Issue 24 of April 1950. TALES OF BOCCACE. Cover illustrated by Marc Chagall. Texts by Jacques Prévert and Frantz Calot. Paintings of the manuscripts of the Dukes of Burgundy reproduced and pasted on full page.

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Dimensions80 × 12 × 32 cm
Weight15 kg