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Hémisphères / Hemispheres. Revue Franco-Americaine de Poésie / French American Quarterly of Poetry. Vol. I No. 1 - Vol. II No. 6 . (All Published)

Seligmann, Kurt, George Barker, André Masson, Yves Tanguy et al. Goll, Yvan (Directeur / Editor)

Brooklyn. Editions Hémisphères / Editions de la Maison Française. 1943–1945
Complete set of this exile revue published in Brooklyn by Yvan Goll, bringing together the work of the exiled French Surrealists with that of American Surrealists and sympathisers.

Contributors include Aimé Césaire, Kenneth Patchen, Pierre Mabille,Saint-Jean Perse, Roger Caillois, Patrick Waldberg, William Carlos Williams, Alain Bosquet, Yvan Goll, André Breton, André Masson, Henry Miller, Kurt Seligmann, Julien Gracq, Guillevic, Robert Lebel and many others.

Illustrations include those by George Barker (covers and no. 1), Masson (no. 2 / 3), Wifredo Lam (no. 4), Kurt Seligmann (no. 5) and Yves Tanguy (no. 6).

[Le Fonds Paul Destribats 437].
6 issues in 5. Large 8vo. (c.238 x 155 mm). Each issue with title in English and French and biographies of contributors verso, printed text in English and French throughout with monochrome illustration. Original publisher's printed yellow paper wrappers, titles by George Barker, imprints and contents to front covers, advertisements to rear, no. 4 with vignette, later paper board box with title to spine and slipcase.

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