transition. No. 2 and 3

JOLAS, EUGENE (Ed.) JOYCE, JAMES; GOTTFRIED BENN; RILKE; KAY BOYLE; PAUL ELUARD; MAX ERNST, GERTRUDE STEIN; MAN RAY; et al

Published by Shakespeare and Co., May & June, Paris, 1927
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB (Toronto, ON, Canada)

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Two issued bound together by Bayntun in full tan calf with gilt frames, ornate gilt spine panels with gilt-stamped title on a black morocco label, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Pp. 185, [5] adverts; [183], [6] adverts, 2 double-sided black & white plates in No. 2 and also in No. 3. Bound without the original wrappers and without the half-title to No. 3, pages tanned as usual. Joints rubbed, outer corner of No. 3 title-page missing with loss to the year, professionally repaired. A beautifully bound, handsome copy of two early issues of this important literary review produced in Paris in the twenties. Sylvia Beach in her book "Shakespeare and Company, talks of 'transition': "All the best Anglo-Saxon and European work of the period appeared in it, much of it for the first time. Of all the reviews I came in contact with, 'transition' was the most vital, the longest-lived, and the review that I felt was most intelligently devoted to the interests of new writing." Contributors include: James Joyce, Gottfried Benn, Elliot Paul, Rainer Maria Rilke, Kay Boyle, William Carlos Williams, Gertrude Stein, Morley Callaghan, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Pavel Tchelitcheff, Laura Riding, Size: 12 Mo. Bookseller Inventory # 19003

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Title: transition. No. 2 and 3

Publisher: Shakespeare and Co., May & June, Paris

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition:Fine

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