New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. Item #84666
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, New York, 1936. Hardcover. First. Green cloth. 248 pp. Profusely illustrated in bw. A wonderful catalogue, with over 200 bw plates depicting Surrealist and Fantastic art from the 16th century on forward, with the emphasis on the 20th century. This is the first edition, which does not include the Georges Hugnet essays of the second edition; Includes a preface by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., a brief chronology of the Dada and Surrealist movements, bibliography, catalogue of the exhibition, etc. One of the seminal MOMA exhibtions. Contents as follows: Preface, by A.H. Barr, Jr. -- Brief chronology, by Elodie Courter and A.H.B., Jr. -- Plates. -- Catalog of the exhibition. -- Films. -- Brief bibliography (p. 243-246). VG, ex art library with their stamp, no other marks and only the lightest signs of use.