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Why Abstract

Hilaire Hiler, Henry Miller, & William Saroyan

ISBN 10: 1121852211 / ISBN 13: 9781121852211
Published by New Directions, 1945
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Trilby & Co. Books (San Jose, CA, U.S.A.)

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Inscribed (to friend and collector Pierre Sicari) and SIGNED by Henry Miller on the front endpaper. Grey cloth, blue spine lettering. The corners are bumped and the spine ends rubbed with some fraying. The interior is in very good condition with just a touch of page toning. Bookseller Inventory # 14012033

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Title: Why Abstract

Publisher: New Directions

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No jacket

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition

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A discussion of modern art, consisting of a long letter from Hilaire Hiler, a figurative painter who switched to abstractions, followed by essays by Miller and William Saroyan.

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