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Surrealism in England. Towards a Dictionary of Surrealism in England. Followed by a Chronology

Remy, Michel

Nancy. Groupe - Edition Marges. 1978
A very scarce copy with a presentation from the author.

From the edition limited to 300 copies, with this one of 50 signed and numbered in ink by Remy.

Remy's presentation is executed in blue ink on the title: 'To John Lyle / in the name of Surrealism / ALIVE / Michel Remy'.

Remy's text takes the form of a dictionary illustrated with examples of the work of various English Surrealists followed by a chronology (1924 - 1967) with a particular focus on Surrealism in England.

COPAC lists two copies: at the British Library and the Tate; OCLC adds a copy at the University of Lorraine, Nancy.
[15 leaves; pp. 25]. Oblong 12mo. (146 x 210 mm). Leaf with title, leaf with introduction by Remy and text illustrated with 16 monochrome vignette reproductions, final leaf with justification. Original orange paper wrappers with printed titles in black to front cover.

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