VINGTIEME SIECLE.  A complete set of the second series of Vingtieme Siecle (XXe Siecle), together with all fourteen special numbers,

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Lot 61
VINGTIEME SIECLE.
A complete set of the second series of Vingtieme Siecle (XXe Siecle), together with all fourteen special numbers,

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VINGTIEME SIECLE.
A complete set of the second series of Vingtieme Siecle (XXe Siecle), together with all fourteen special numbers, Paris, Societé internationale d'art XXe siècle, 1951-1985, 4to, with 163 original graphics, including lithographs, pochoirs and woodcuts, original wrappers or boards, as issued, some wrappers slightly bumped, but overall a fine set.

A COMPLETE SET OF THE SECOND SERIES, AND ALL SPECIAL NUMBERS, OF ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PERIODICALS OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY ART, including original graphic art from Arp, Braque, Chagall, Delaunay, De Stael, Dubuffet, Ernst, Giacometti, Indiana, Johns, Kandinsky, Lam, Laurens, Léger, Magritte, Man Ray, Manzu, Marini, Masson, Matta, Miró, Moore, and Tobey. A first series consisting of two volumes was published before the war. The 14 special numbers are devoted to Max Ernst, Esteve, Léger, Matisse, Miró, Moore, Picasso, Chagall, Calder, Chagall Monumental, Marini, Tanning, Kandinsky and Rouault. In number 44 the Rosenquist print is inscribed by Rosenquist. A first series comprising seven numbers had been published from 1938-1939. Complete sets are virtually unobtainable.

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  • This lot is missing issue #7, but is otherwise complete.
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