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Terry Haass, Michel Ferrand
INSCRIBED] Germinal (livre d'artiste)
George Wittenborn, Inc., New York, 1958. "Germinal," an artist's book of poems by Michel Ferrand illustrated with six jewel-like etchings in color on Arches woven paper by Terry Haass. Published in an edition of 75 by Wittenborn in 1958. Haass was born in Czechoslovakia, studied at the Art Student's League and Atelier 17 (with Stanley William Hayter) in New York and settled in Paris by the mid-1950's. "Germinal" is one of the few French livres d'artiste published in America. The present copy is an artist's proof (tirage à part) inscribed by Haass to the renowned art critic and historian Dore Ashton and her artist-husband Adja Yunkers. A nice association copy. 8vo. The intimately scaled etchings measure approximately 2 inches x 2.75 inches each. Light bumping to extremities with chipping to spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Weinberg Modern Books [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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