GIORGIO DE CHIRICO, by Waldemar George - 1928 [Ltd. Ed.]


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Giorgio de Chirico

Avec des Fragments Littéraires de l'Artiste

by Waldemar George

illustrated by Giorgio de Chirico 

Limited numbered edition, in French.  Paris:  Éditions des Chroniques du Jour, 1928  

Softback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Tan wraps have title in green ink. 
  • Wraps show some smudges, edgewear.  Corners are bumped and worn.  See photos.  
  • Spine shows wear and cracking to the wraps, with chipping at the ends.  See photos.  
  • Binding is intact, fragile at front cover. 
  • Pastedowns and feps have some smudges, adhesive marks, bookseller sticker, pencil marks.  See photos.
  • Original etching is absent. 
  • Illustrations, black and white photograph reproductions, are bright and clear.  
  • Interior exhibits little sign of age and wear, some toning at deckle edges. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block edges are deckled. 
  • PS2024.0327

Unpaginated. 9 x 11 inches

A very good copy, albeit with the original etching absent, of this number in the series "Les Maitres Nouveaux."  Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978), Italian painter and writer who founded the Metaphysical School, was revered by the Surrealists in interwar Paris.  This volume includes an essay on De Chirico by Waldemar George, an art historian and critic, two literary fragments by the artist, plus thirty photo reproductions of works by De Chirico.

A limited edition of 560 copies; this is #58 of the 60 printed on Arches paper.

Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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