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In Transition: A Paris Anthology. Writing and Art from Transition Magazine 1927-1930.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. The "In Transition" magazine was first published in 1927 and quickly became the most exciting literary magazine in Paris in the 1920s, featuring the work of Gide, Joyce, Picasso, Kafka, Stein, Miro and many many others on the cutting edge of literary expression and art. As a historical document, this collection is exceptional. It brings together for the first time many of the finest contributions to transition, a magazine of art and literature published in Paris between 1927 and 1932 by the poet Eugene Jolas and critic Elliot Paul. For its time, transition was a mouthpiece of high modernism unmatched by any other journal in Europe, and most of the great avant-garde writers (and many artists) of that era are represented here: Kafka, Rilke, Joyce and Gide, for example. Yet, what is most important is Of particular interest are not the pieces by acknowledged masters but the contributions by their pk then largely unknown disciples--most of them, like Jolas and Paul, American expatriates. By comparison, many of these American writers, such as Malcolm Cowley, Laura Riding and Harry Crosby, appear repetitive and reductive in their style, adhering more to modernism's rhetoric than to its spirit. In this light, it is clear how Hemingway became a popular modernist icon for Americans and why Hart Crane remains underappreciated by the public.

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The Twenties: Poetry & Prose. Edited By Richard E. Langford and William E. Taylor.
A Near Fine copy without dust jacket as issued. This collection of 20 critical essays contains articles on the works or Ernest Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald, T.S. Eliot, william Faulkner, Harry Crosby, Robinson Jeffers, Hart Crane, e.e. Cummings, William Carlos Williams, Sinclair Lewis, Sherwood Anderson, H.L. Mencken, Willa Cather and others.

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(Brassai) Warehime, Marja.
Brassai: Images of Culture and the Surrealist Observer.
A Fine copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. The author analyzes Brassai's contradictory position as an artist between his documentary realism and his interest in Surrealism in France in the 1930s by focusing on his photographs but also including his literary, aesthetic and autobiographical writings.

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(French Literature) Lake, Carlton.
Confessions of a Literary Archaeologist.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. The author was the Executive Curator of the Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas who over the course of decades built the "finest collection of research materials on modern French literature and the arts anywhere outside of Paris." In this memoir, Lake shares his story of seeking out and acquiring unpublished manuscripts, and in so doing he documents unknown or little-known facts about the lives and works of luminaries like Matisse, Ravel, Gertrude Stein, Jean Cocteau, Valery, Eluard, Satie, Celine and others. He also shares his dealings with French booksellers in a variety of dances in his search for the uncommon.

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(Paris in the 1920s).
Nancy Cunard: Brave Poet, Indomitable Rebel 1896-1965. Edited by Hugh Ford.
A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light wear to the extremities. This collection of tributes features contributions by more than 50 of her friends, and admirers. Nancy Cunard was a writer, heiress and political activist. She was born into the British upper class but strongly rejected her family's values, devoting much of her life to fighting racism and fascism. In 1920 she moved to Paris, where she became involved with literary Modernism, Surrealists and Dada. Much of her published poetry dates from this period.She became a muse to some of the 20th century's most distinguished writers and artists, in England and Paris, including Wyndham Lewis, Aldous Huxley, Tristan Tzara, Ezra Pound and Louis Aragon, who were among her lovers, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Constantin Brancusi, Langston Hughes, Man Ray, and William Carlos Williams. In 1928 she founded the Hours Press to support experimental poetry and provide a higher-paying market for young writers; her inherited wealth allowed her to take financial risks that other publishers could not. Hours Press became known for its beautiful book designs and high-quality production. She died in France in 1965.

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Cunard, Nancy.
GM: Memories of George Moore.
A Very Good plus copy in a Very Good dust jacket with several closed edge tears and light wear to the spine. Nancy Cunard, heiress to the Cunard shipping line a famous British expatriate in Paris during the 20's, writes of her friendship with the Irish writer George Moore who was her mother's lover and a constant friend, confidant and Nancy's literary mentor.

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De Lempicka-Foxhall, Baroness Kizette as told to Charles Phillips.
Passion by Design: The Art and Times of Tamara De Lempicka.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. De Lempicka, born in Poland in 1898, was married in St. Petersburg in 1916 and the following year was forced to flee the Bolshevik revolution and take residence in Paris. It was there that the young painter began her ascent in the 1920s to make her mark as an artist and ultimately help invent what became the Art Deco school of painting. This comprehensive biography of De Lempicka features a large selection of photographs of the artist and color reproductions of her paintings.

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Fitzgibbon, Theodora.
A Taste of Paris: World Famous Recipes With Nostalgia Photographs.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Fitzgibbon was the author of the very popular "The Taste of...." cookery series that extended the context of recipes with geography, history, sociology, photography and illustrations. Paris is known as the gastronomical capital of the world and in this volume we get a historical look at food in Paris, along with period photographs, from the late 18t h Century up through the 1920s.

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Flanner, Janet.
The Cubical City. A Novel.
Near Fine in Very Good dj. Slight rubbing to jacket extremities. This is a reprint of Flanner's only published novel which originally appeared in 1926. In "The Cubical City," she provides an extraordinary—and memorable—glimpse of the young artist in New York during the Jazz Age. In an Afterword written for this new edition she discusses the writer’s craft and her early schooling in and dedication to it. The story concerns the young, talented, and liberated Delia Poole who, after emerging from the Middle West and after a period of struggle, is enjoying success as a costume designer for New York musical reviews. In love with New York, established in her own studio, and en­joying life, she finds her life complicated by Paul, the impecunious suitor, and by the death of her father and her mother’s removal to New York.

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Franck, Dan; Liebow, Cynthia (translator).
Bohemian Paris : Picasso, Modigliani, Matisse and the Birth of Modern Art.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Paris is a mythical city, a capital of the arts synonymous with some of the most legendary events in world culture. This reputation has never been so richly deserved as at the beginning of the twentieth century, when fauvism, cubism, dadaism, and surrealism were born in a heady atmosphere that gave way to the modern sensibility. In Bohemian Paris, Dan Franck leads us on a magical exploration of the city and its hotbeds of artistic creation. He introduces erudite and eros-obsessed poet Guillaume Apollinaire; the painter Amedeo Modigliani, generous to a fault even when starving; the opportunistic but brilliant Jean Cocteau; rival geniuses Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. We encounter American writers Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and form-breaking modern writer and salonist nonpareil Gertrude Stein. Painters and writers, sculptors and poets, they lived like characters in a Balzac story, working, loving, and struggling against a backdrop of extravagant parties and dire poverty. With a novelist's verve and a historian's skill, Dan Franck paints this remarkable time, capturing the beauty and vitality distilled from these artists' lives, which became the cornerstones of great art.

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Jordan Haight, Mary Ellen.
Paris Portraits: Renoir to Chanel. Walks on the Right Bank.
A Near Fine copy of this paperback original. There was no hard cover edition. The eight walks in this companion volume to "Left Bank, Walks in Gertrude Stein's Paris" bring to life the artistic scene on the Right Bank from about 1850-1950--the time of Renoir, Manet, Picasso, Stein, Chanel, Cardin documenting the post World War I era of art. literature, and haute couture designers.

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McAlmon, Robert.
A Hasty Bunch: Short Stories.
A Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. This collection of stories was originally privately published in France in 1922 by McAlmon at his Contact Press. This edition is the first time these 24 stories have been publicly available since then. McAlmon is best known for publishing Ernest Hemingway's first book and joining him in Spain for the bull fights; but McAlmon was also a writer of some note and one of the most influential literary figures in Paris in the 1920s. He was friends with everyone of importance in Paris and his Contact Press was responsible for publishing many of the great writers of the period.

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Root, Waverley; Abt, Samuel (editor).
The Paris Edition: The Autobiography of Waverley Root 1927-1934.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. Advance Review Copy with publisher's original promotional release laid in. This is the previously unpublished memoirs of Waverly Root who was a reporter, editor, and food writer who worked for the Paris Edition of the Chicago Tribune from the late 20s and the early 30s. Root writes of Lindbergh's landing in Paris, the expatriate community of Montparnasse with such figures as Hemingway, Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, Elliot Paul, as well as the events and places of the day that he saw through his work as a writer with The Daily Miracle: The Paris Edition.

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[1920s Surrealist Novel] Aragon, Louis.
Nightwalker. Translated by Frederick Brown.
A Fine copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with a touch of soiling. Aragon's surrealist novel was first published in French in 1924 and in it he describes two walks that evoke street life in 1920s Paris and immediately become a wonderland of hallucinatory images, slippery planes, sudden abysses and dissolving facades. Aragon, poets and philosopher, was an important member of the Parisian avant-garde and surrealist movement that flourished in Paris and Berlin and "Nightwalker" marks his most essential work of the period.

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[Absinthe] Conrad, Barnaby.
Absinthe: History in a Bottle.
A Fine copy of this Out-of-Print paperback edition. Few drinks conjure the cultural associations and charged atmospheres that absinthe does, even now, some 70 years after its ban in Europe and the U.S. Freelance writer Conrad sees absinthe "as a skeleton key to the fin de siecle's secrets." An engaging combination of art history, sociology, travelogue and artists' biography, this clever hybrid recounts both the praise heaped upon the alcoholic beverage and the tales of destroyed creativity and absinthe-related violence that led to its prohibition. Turn-of-the-century Paris comes alive, as does its expatriate society of the '20s. Oil paintings, etchings and artifacts with absinthe themes by Manet, Van Gogh, Lautrec and others adorn the pages, and quotes and anecdotes about the green liqueur by Wilde, Baudelaire and Hemingway fill the well-researched text. More sober chapters include "The Origins of Ancient and Modern Absinthe" and "Absinthe and Politics," which links certain temperance movements to anti-Semitism. From Publisher's Weekly"

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[African Americans in Paris] Fabre, Michel and John A. Williams.
Way B(l)ack then and Now: A Street Guide to African Americans in Paris.
1 of 500 unnumbered.copies. A Very Good plus copy in paper wraps with two slightly bumped corners. This slender volume documents with exact addresses of the abodes, studios and places of interest for African American exiles in Paris. 141 pages.

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[Bohemian Paris] Seigel, Jerrold.
Bohemian Paris: Culture, Politics, and the Boundaries of Bourgeois Life, 1830-1930.
A Fine copy in a Very Good plus unclipped dust jacket with sunning to the spine and the top edge of the front panel. Seigel has written an important work, one which monitors the development of an extraordinary counterculture through all its evolutions and ambiguities during a constantly changing period of French history. Bohemian Paris was, of course, a uniquely creative entity; its art, ideas, literature, and lifestyles influenced (and were influenced by) the bourgeois world that was simultaneously taking shape. Seigel combines a sophisticated command of French history with an authoritative understanding of those who populated Bohemian Paris, e.g., Courbet, Rimbaud, Zola, and Cocteau. Though not an easy book, this represents a major contribution to social and intellectual history.

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[Cubist Fashion] Martin, Richard.
Cubism and Fashion.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Cubism and Fashion demonstrates how the fundamental traits of Cubist art were translated into fashion during the critical years from 1908 into the early 1920s and how Cubism has continued to influence designers even to the present. This volume, by juxtaposing art and fashion, shows how many of the most glittering and elegant dresses of the teens and twenties benefited from Cubist concepts. Significantly, this book does not extol rudimentary drawings for apparel by Cubist artists, but rather presents a critical study of the most accomplished creations by Poiret, Vionnet, Chanel, and other premier designers who assimilated Cubist principles. Here their work is shown next to art works by Georges Braque, Robert Delaunay, Juan Gris, Fernand Léger, Pablo Picasso, and other seminal artists of the early twentieth century. Martin argues that the influence of Cubism has been at least as powerful for fashion as it has been for bringing about a new way of seeing in the fine arts. During the teens fashion made its transformation from a full, rounded, static, and exaggerated shell built on the human body to a soft, dynamic cylinder revealing the body and reveling in flatness. Includes 147 illustrations of which 132 are in color.

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[Drug Literature] Farrere, Claude.
Black Opium.
A Very Good plus copy of this paperback original with one creased corner and a touch of rubbing to the extremities. The 17 tales in this collection delineate six periods in the history and use of opium and are said to bear comparison to James Joyces's "Dubliners." . Originally published in French in 1911, this edition is a facsimile of the first English translation by George Putnam published in 1929. This edition features Illustrations by Alexander King for that original English translation.

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[Expatriate Art] Turner, Elizabeth Hutton.
Americans in Paris: Man Ray, Gerald Murphy Stuart Davis, Alexander Calder.
A Very Good copy in Very Good wraps with a creased corner. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name organized by the Philips Collection in Washington, D.C. (1996). The book documents the work and influences of these four notables of the avant-garde, who starftle and delight to this day. Paris welcomed Gerald Murphy, whose billboard sized subist icon dominated the 1924 Salon des Indepedndants & launched a brief but brilliant career; Stuart Davis, who explored cubist painting, lithography & jazz; Man Ray, who abandoned oil to 'paint with light'; and Alexander Calder, who's wire circuses and portraits transformed 'play.' Features 39 color and103 black & white illustrations of the works of these four important American artists.

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[Expatriate Meals] Rodriguez-Hunter, Suzanne.
Found Meals of the Lost Generation: Recipes and Anecdotes from 1920s Paris.
A Fine bright unread copy in a Fine bright dust jacket . The author has recreated thirty real-life Paris gatherings of artists, writers, dancers and musicians, provided the setting, the guest list, the conversation and of course the food into an engaging look at the social life of Paris in the 20s. Availing herself of more than 100 biographies, memoirs, letters and novels, Rodriguez-Hunter's research yields abundant references to food and meals of the Moderns from the now-historic banquet thrown by Picasso and Gertrude Stein for Henri Rousseau in 1908, to the exalted Cucumber Sandwiches a la Oscar Wilde served at the weekly salon of Natalie Barney; Kiki's Boeuf Daube from her native Burgandy; and the Truite Grenobloise dinner A.J. Liebling shared with his father in 1927 at Maillabuau's, then one of Paris' best restaurants. The author devotes each chapter to one or more important expat personality, from Antheil to Zelda, with a deftly distilled biography and a relevant, often amusing anecdote or quote relating to an actual meal. Once equipped with a genuine menu, she proceeds with recipes that replicate the meal as authentically as possible.

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[Expatriate Memoir] McAlmon, Robert.
The Nightghouls of Paris.
A Near Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. "Nightghouls" is a thinly fictionalized memoir of the darker side of the expatriate experience in Paris in the 1920s. This story follows Canadian youth John Glassco and his friend Graeme Taylor who have both come to Paris to find themselves as writers. They meet Robert McAlmon who guides them through the city's cafes, bistros and nightclubs where they are introduced to many of the major players including W.C. Williams, Bill Bird, Gertrude Stein, Djuna Barnes, Ernest Hemingway Peggy Guggenheim and others.

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[Expatriate Paris Art] Turner, Elizabeth Hutton.
Americans in Paris: Man Ray, Gerald Murphy Stuart Davis, Alexander Calder.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. "Americans in Paris" documents the work and influence of these four notable artists of the avant-garde who flowered during the 1920s in Paris. Turner follows the development of four Americans who came to Paris during the Twenties and returned to the US with renewed enthusiasm for their art. The book features the photography of Man Ray, who brought Dadism to New York. Gerald Murphy who honed his minimalist, post cubist cityscapes here, and Stuart Davis, who produced some of his best tightly constructed, surrealist cubism-influenced paintings. Alexander Calder developed the new medium of bent and twisted wire as art and the never imagined mobile. Included with all this is Guy Davenport's trenchant essay explicating this art and of Paris as the eternal attraction for artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Richly illustrated with 39 color and 103 b&w images.

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[Expatriate Paris] Gajdusek, Robert.
Hemingway's Paris.
A Fine copy in a Very Good plus, unclipped dust jacket with slight rippling to the front panel. This volume brings to life the rich literary experience of Hemingway's years in Paris as an apprentice writer. Some 200 photographs and writings from the works of Hemingway, his friends, relatives and biographers reveals Hemingway's life in the cafes, nightclubs, racetracks, the Paris streets and the homes where he lived and worked. Richly illustrated.

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[Expatriate Paris] Gajdusek, Robert.
Hemingway's Paris.
A Near Fine copy with a previous owner name on the front leaf in a Fine, unclipped dust jacket. This volume brings to life the rich literary experience of Hemingway's years in Paris as an apprentice writer. Some 200 photographs and writings from the works of Hemingway, his friends, relatives and biographers reveals Hemingway's life in the cafes, nightclubs, racetracks, the Paris streets and the homes where he lived and worked. Richly illustrated.

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[Expatriate Paris] Knoll, Robert E.
Robert McAlmon: Expatriate Publisher and Writer.
A Very Good plus copy with newspaper offsetting to last page and inside back cover in Original paperback wraps with light toning to the extremities. This edition features a foreword by William Carlos Williams that was not in the first printing. Robert Knoll here presents an early assessment of expatriate writer and publisher Robert McAlmon who brought out the earliest works of Hemingway and other soon to be major writers in Paris. The book is broken into three major sections: McAlmon's Life, McAlmon's Publishing, and McAlmon's Books.

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[Expatriate Paris] Mellow, James R.
Charmed Circle: Gertrude Stein & Company.
A Very Good plus copy in a Very plus unclipped dust jacket with a worn through spot at the head of the spine and gentle edge wear. There are also several spots of discoloration to the fore-edge. In this biography, James Mellow documents Stein's early life growing up in California, her move with her brother Leo Stein to Paris where she discovered the modernist painters, her hospital work during World War I, her influence on the post war expatriates who flooded the streets and cafes of the Left Bank, and her rise to celebrity in the 1930's.

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[Expatriate Paris] Morton, Brian.
Americans in Paris: An Anecdotal Street Guide.
A Fine copy in a Near Fine dj with touch of wear to jacket corners. This street guide chronicles where Americans from John Paul Jones to Martin Luther King, Jr. lived, worked, played and were seen. Maps and anecdotal histories. Contains much material on the expatriate community in Paris in the 1920s. Each entry is enhanced with quotes, anecdotes and excerpts from letters. Illustrated with photos and maps.

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[Expatriate Publisher] Cunard, Nancy.
These Were The Hours: Memories of My Hours Press, Reanville and Paris 1928-1931.
A Fine tight copy in a Near Fine bright unclipped dj with a touch of wear to the head of the spine. In 1927, Nancy Cunard took up hand printing and shortly thereafter she founded the Hours Press outside of Paris. She published 23 books in the three years she operated the press including works by Richard Aldington, George Moore, Louis Aragon, Samuel Beckett, Robert Graves and Ezra Pound. Cunard was one of the most flamboyant inhabitants of the Bohemian art crowd in Paris in the Twenties, with the apex of her artistic achievements being the production and publishing of the comprehensive anthology "Negro" in 1934. In this book, Cunard recounts her experiences as a small press printer and publisher in the late 1920s and early 1930s in Paris.

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[French Architecture] Harriss, Joseph.
The Eiffel Tower: Symbol of an Age.
A Fine tight copy in a Near Fine price clipped dust jacket with no chips, tears or stains. Harriss has written the complete account of the planning, the politics, and the construction of the famous tower as well as the career of the man behind the structure--Gustave Eiffel the man who gave us The Statue of Liberty. Complete with 224 black and white illustrations and photographs that document the tower's design, construction, and social impact.

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[French Travel] Levenstein, Harvey.
Seductive Journey: American Tourists in France from Jefferson to the Jazz Age.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. The author begins this social history of American tourism in France in 1786 with Thomas Jefferson's journey toward self-improvement , through the cultural tourism of the 1800's to the devastating effects of the First World War and it aftermath resulting in the Golden Age of French expatriation known as the the Roaring Twenties.

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[Jazz-Age Culture] Crunden, Robert M.
Body and Soul: The Making of American Modernism. Art, Music and Letters in the Jazz Age 1919-1926.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. The author paints the emergence of the Jazz Age and its hothouse artistic cross-fertilization in the fields of music, art, architecture, literature and photography. While Crunden does show the influences of the European theater, his focus is mostly on the making of American modernism.

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[Literary Letters] Pound, Ezra.
The Selected Letters of Ezra Pound to John Quinn, 1915-1924.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. This volume provides a first-hand survey of the arts and literature during a crucial period in modern culture, 1915û1924. Pound was then associated with such germinal magazines as BLAST, The Little Review, The Egoist, and Poetry; he was discovering or publicizing writers such as Robert Frost, Hilda Doolittle, T. S. Eliot, and James Joyce; and he was championing the painters Wyndham Lewis and William Wadsworth as well as the sculptors Jacob Epstein, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, and Constantin Brancusi. Pound wrote to John Quinnùa New York lawyer, an expert in business law, and a collector of unusual taste and discriminationùabout these artists and many more, urging him to support their journals, collect their manuscripts, and buy and exhibit their paintings and sculptures. Quinn at one time owned manuscripts of Ulysses and The Waste Land, BrancusiÆs sculpture Mlle. Pogany, and PicassoÆs painting Three Musicians. Yet he was often skeptical about the value of new schools of art, such as Vorticism, and disturbed by the outspokenness of authors such as Joyce. PoundÆs letters are unusually tactful when he counters QuinnÆs doubts and explains the premises of experimental art. PoundÆs letters to Quinn are touched with his characteristic humor and wordplay and are especially notable for their lucidity of expression, engendered by PoundÆs deep respect for Quinn. It was Ezra Pound who urged him to buy the art, sculpture and ultimately the manuscripts of the moderns including Joyce's Ulysses and Eliot's The Waste Land.

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[Modern Art] Anthonioz, Michel.
Verve: The Ultimate Review of Art and Literature (1937-1960).
A Very Good tight copy with a dampstain to one corner of the rear board in a Fine bright dust jacket. Verve was launched in Paris in 1937 by a Greek ex-law student known simply as Teriade. Author Michel Anthonioz, a director of the National Audiovisual Institute of Paris, examines Teriade's pre- Verve collaboration with art publisher Albert Skira, then follows the financially troubled magazine's history through its demise in 1960. Teriade reveled in theme issues: the human figure, war, the Orient, Chagall's illustrated Bible. In so doing, he forced modernism and classical equilibrium into dynamic collisions. Alongside art by Braque, Picasso, Bonnard, Matisse, Kandinsky, Miro, Giacometti, Leger and Masson, we find medieval manuscript illuminations, old Japanese photos, essays by Gide, Camus, Malraux, Henri Michaux, James Joyce, Pierre Reverdy. Contains 685 illustrations, 100 plates in full color.

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[Modernism] Eksteins, Modris.
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age.
A Near Fine copy in a Very Good plus, unclipped dust jacket that has some edge wear to the spine. The author describes the origins, the impact, and the aftermath of the Great War of 1914-1918, the most traumatic event of the 20th Century and one that would forever change the arts and the social fabric of generations to follow. He goes into great detail to describe this tumultuous period is not only one of death and destruction but also of "becoming." The Western world was on the brink of catastrophic change when the war broke out and it would never be the same afterward. The so-called Modern Age began following the First World War in 1918 and ended with the death of Adolf Hitler at the end of the Second.

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[Paris Architecture] White, Norval.
The Guide to the Architecture of Paris.
A Fine tight copy of this paperback original. There was no hardcover edition of this title. The author documents more than 2000 Paris buildings, monuments, parks with 58 walking tours and 25 maps. Fully illustrated.

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[Paris Bourgeois] Seigel, Jerrold.
Bohemian Paris: Culture, Politics, and the Boundaries of Bourgeois Life, 1830-1930.
A Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. Review copy with publisher's original promotional newsletter laid in. Seigel has written an important work, one which monitors the development of an extraordinary counterculture through all its evolutions and ambiguities during a constantly changing period of French history. Bohemian Paris was, of course, a uniquely creative entity; its art, ideas, literature, and lifestyles influenced (and were influenced by) the bourgeois world that was simultaneously taking shape. The author combines a sophisticated command of French history with an authoritative understanding of those who populated Bohemian Paris, e.g., Courbet, Rimbaud, Zola, and Cocteau. Though not an easy book, this represents a major contribution to social and intellectual history.

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[Paris Expatriates] Crosby, Harry.
Shadows of the Sun: The Diaries of Harry Crosby.
A Fine copy in a Fine acetate dust jacket. This is 1/200 numbered copies with a corduroy binding. Harry Crosby, the nephew of banker/financier J.P. Morgan, died in 1929 at the age of 31 in a double suicide pact in a New York hotel with one of his mistresses. What brought this priviledged Bostonian to such an abrupt end is not so eay to explain. When America officially entered the First World War he volunteered with the U.S. Army Ambulance Corps. It was during the the Battle of Orme that an artillery shell exploded next to him killing everyone nearby but sparing Harry. From that point on, he was obsessed with death and the brilliance of the sun. He moved to Paris int he early 20s living the bohemian life with his fellow expatriates, indulging himself in all of the taboos as if to challenge death to take him. These diaries record his fascination with travel, exotic intoxicants, open marriage and above all--death. It has been said by a contemporary that when Harry died, so died the Lost Generation.

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[Paris Expatriates] Longstreet, Stephen.
We All Went to Paris: Americans in the City of Light 1776-1971.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Stephen Longstreet traces the long-standing migration of Americans to the City of Light beginning with Robert Fulton who operated his first successful steamboat on the Seine, James McNeill Whistler who first went to Paris as an art student, up through the Lost Generation of artists and writers and the subsequent post World War II writers and publishers.

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[Paris Expatriates] Wiser, William.
The Twilight Years: Paris in the 1930s.
A Fine unread copy in a Fine dj. Wiser, author of The Crazy Years: Paris in the Twenties, provides readers with Paris's next historical chapter in a wonderfully detailed, unflinching period description. Focusing primarily on the art scene, Wiser re-creates the slow slide from the lingering euphoria of the '20s to the doubts of the '30s. The suicide of painter Jules Pascin, recounted in Wiser's first chapter, serves as an emblem for the era, a period in which fascism and economic crisis loomed and Bohemia began to sour. From Publisher's Weekly.

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[Paris History] Gregory, Alexis.
Paris Deluxe: Place Vendome.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. in Text and photographs, the author traces the history of the Place Vendome, the city's most beautiful square, from it beginnings as a high-risk property speculation to its life in the Twentieth Century as Paris's center for fashion, jewelry, high finance, art, and the playground for international society.

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[Paris in the 1920's] Greenfield, Howard.
They Came to Paris.
A Near Fine copy with a small remainder dot to the top edge in a Very Good plus price-clipped dust jacket with light edge wear to the extremities. The author delivers an informative overview of the artistic movement to Paris following the end of the First World War and ending with the stock market crash in 1929. Greenfield profiles all the major art, music, and literary figures and puts them in the context of the times of search for new identities and purposes. Illustrated with period photos.

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[Paris in the 1920s] McAlmon, Robert.
McAlmon and the Lost Generation: A Self Portrait. Edited with a Commentary by Robert Knoll.
A Fine copy in a Very Good plus unclipped dust jacket with slight moisture rippling to the real panel. McAlmon was a major fixture in the expatriate community of Paris in the 20s. He was at the center of the avant-garde literary scene and founded one of the more important small literary presses that published many of the soon to be important writers in Paris. For the most part, McAlmon has gone unrecognized for his contributions to the period both as a personality and a writer, but this anthology of his writings goes a long ways in correcting that and setting straight the record of McAlmon's importance .

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[Paris in the 1920s] McAlmon, Robert.
McAlmon and the Lost Generation: A Self Portrait. Edited with a Commentary by Robert Knoll.
A Fine copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the spine. McAlmon was a major fixture in the expatriate community of Paris in the 20s. He was at the center of the avant-garde literary scene and founded one of the more important small literary presses that published many of the soon to be important writers in Paris. For the most part, McAlmon has gone unrecognized for his contributions to the period both as a personality and a writer, but this anthology of his writings goes a long ways in correcting that and setting straight the record of McAlmon's importance .

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[Paris in the 1920s] Weiss, Andrea.
Paris Was a Woman : Portraits from the Left Bank.
First Paperback Printing. A Near Fine copy in illustrated paper covers. Out of Print. Paris was a Woman is an illustrated collective portrait of the unique community of women who became known as the women of the left bank. Authors Colette, Djuna Barnes, and Gertrude Stein, poets H. D. and Natalie Clifford Barney, painters Romaine Brooks and Marie Laurencin, editors Bryher, Alice Toklas, Margaret Anderson, and Jane Heap, photographers Berenice Abbott and GisËle Freund, booksellers Sylvia Beach and Adrienne Monnier, and journalist Janet Flanner all figured in this legendary milieu. A wealth of photographs, paintings, drawings, and literary fragments, many previously unpublished, combine with Andrea Weiss's lively and revealing text to give an unparalleled insight into this extraordinary network of women for whom Paris was neither mistress nor must, but a different kind of woman.

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[Paris in the 1920s] .
Parisian Fields. Edited by Michael Sheringham.
A Very Good plus copy in paperback binding with a crease to a corner of the rear panel. The writers of Parisian Fields investigate how Paris has been both seen and shaped by tourist guides; how its topography has been represented and allegorized by film-makers like Godard, Clair, Vigo and Renoir; how the city has responded to "new" Parisians – for example Afro-American musicians and dancers such as Josephine Baker – and to previously marginalized Parisians – gays and women. Literary analysis, film, social and gender theory, perspectives on urbanism; here are many provocative and innovative views of the open field of Paris, which will appeal to anyone interested in French cultural and literary studies – or just in the City of Light herself. With essays by Roger Clark, Nicholas Hewitt, Jon Kear, Tom Conley, Michael Sheringham, Alex Hughes, Adrian Rifkin, Belinda Jack, Verena Andermatt Conley and Marc Augé.This collection of essays on the Art & Urbanism of Paris addresses surrealism and film, psychoanalysis and feminism, new art forms, and many other aspects of the City of Light.

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[Paris in the 1920s] Allan, Tony.
The Glamour Years: Paris 1919-1940.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. This pictorial history of the "Crazy Years" in Paris between the wars is fully illustrated with contemporary photographs and illustrations depicting the swinging exhuberance that was the free and decadent decade following the First World War. Tony Allan describes the effects of the war on Europe's social and cultural fabric, followed by the emergence of the literary salons, the arrival of the Lost Generation of writers and artists, the crash of '39 followed by the Second World War which brought an end to Crazy Years.

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[Paris in the 1920s] Allan, Tony.
The Glamour Years: Paris 1919-1940.
A Near Fine tight copy with a previous owner inscription on the flyleaf in a Fine bright price clipped dust jacket. This pictorial history of the "Crazy Years" in Paris between the wars is fully illustrated with contemporary photographs and illustrations depicting the swinging exhuberance that was the free and decadent decade following the First World War. Tony Allan describes the effects of the war on Europe's social and cultural fabric, followed by the emergence of the literary salons, the arrival of the Lost Generation of writers and artists, the crash of '39 followed by the Second World War which brought an end to Crazy Years.

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[Paris in the 1920s] Anderson, Sherwood.
France and Sherwood Anderson: Paris Notebook, 1921.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. This slim volume (102 pages) represents the first publication of Sherwood Anderson's notebook in which he documented his first trip to Paris in 1921. During this trip, Anderson met Sylvia Beach, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Andre Gide and his experiences in France had a profound effect on his thinking and would shape the fictional themes that would appear in his later works. The editor, Michael Fanning, has included excerpts from Anderson's letters and the writings of French critics as well as his own introductory and critical chapters.

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[Paris in the 1920s] Antheil, George.
Bad Boy of Music.
A Very Good plus copy in a dust jacket that is missing a large chip from the top edge of the front panel and a smaller chip to the top edge of the rear panel. Still a difficult book to locate with any kind of jacket. Antheil was a classically trained pianist who traveled to Europe after the first war, married a Hungarian woman, lived above Sylvia Beach's book store and became a colorful member of the Left Bank expatriate community. His best known work is "Ballet Mecanique" (scored for machines and airplane propeller), but he also scored the movie "The Scoundrel" and later wrote an advice column for the lovelorn.

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