Item nr. 166301 Miousic. P. G. VAN HECKE.


NAVEZ, Géo. Miousic. Sept Poemes a la Louange de la Musique Baroque. By Paul-Gustave Van Hecke. 46, [2] pp., illustrated with 7 pochoir plates by Géo Navez. Folio, 325 x 235 mm., bound in publisher's light brown printed wrappers in a new red cloth folding box. Brussels: Editions Selection, 1921.

This is one of 25 copies on Holland hors commerce and lettered O of a total 132 copies printed. Inscribed by the author to the secretary of the Comedie Française, Jean Valmy-Baisse.

A collection of 7 poems by the polymath Paul-Gustave Van Hecke (1887-1967), a Belgian poet and art patron, who was associated with the surrealists, especially Magritte, Ernst and Man Ray. The poems are accompanied by 7 striking hand-coloured pochoir plates by Géo Navez (1890-1975), a central figure in the artistic avant-garde in 1920s Belgium.

The printed wrappers have an unusual design using advertisements.

Edges of the covers a little worn as true in most copies, overall a near fine copy.

Item nr. 166301
Price: $3,850.00

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