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L'Évidence poétique.
- Paris; G. L. M., 1937. First edition. 14x9,5 cm. Unpaginated. (16) pp., including wrappers. Stapled. Front wrapper is slightly wavy. A fine copy. Housed in a green morocco box with gilt title on spine. The box is partly faded to brown. From the library of Swedish publishers Gerard and Peggy Bonnier. Éluard's essay "Poetic Evidence" was given as a lecture during the International Surrealist Exhibition at the New Burlington Galleries, 24th June, 1936. Inscribed by the author on front wrapper: "à Stellan Mörner / très amical souvenir, / Paul Eluard". Stellan Mörner (1896-1979), Swedish painter and member of the Halmstad Group, the foremost Swedish link to cubism and surrealism in the 20s and 30s. Mörner exhibited his works at the International Surrealist Exhibition in 1936 and says in his autobiography (Spegel mot mitt liv. Dagboksblad, 1969) that he during the exhibition mainly enjoyed the company of Roland Penrose, Herbert Read, and Paul Eluard and his wife. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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