CORNELL, JOSEPH. Americana Fantastica. View. Edited by Charles Henri Ford. Vol. II, No. 4, January 1943



55, (1)pp. 4to. Original paper covers printed in pale blue and crimson with a photo-collage across both covers, especially designed by Joseph Cornell. This special issue includes Cornell’s important pictorial essay, “The Crystal Cage Portrait of Berenice. ” Texts by Parker Tyler, A.N. Turner, Joseph Cornell, Hugh Chisholm, Charles Henri Ford; 3-pp. musical score by Virgil Thomson (“Portrait of Florine Stettheimer”). Illus. by and after Joseph Cornell, George Platt Lynes, Helen Levitt, Louis Eilshemius, Kay Sage, Florine Stettheimer, together with nineteenth-century American engravings, film stills, etc. Light stain to upper cover. From the library of the English Surrealist and bibliophile John Lyle with his bookplate.


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Publisher: View Inc.
Format: Paperback
Date: 1943
Place: New York
Edition: First edition
Condition: Very Good
Book ID: 023478

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