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Brancusi Exhibition Catalogue from the Brummer Gallery, 1926. 

Original exhibition catalogue from Constantin Brancusi's first show at the Brummer Gallery, New York City. Exhibition organized by Marcel Duchamp. Preface by Paul Morand. 42 pages. 32 reproductions of Brancusi's works. Brancusi's own photographs. Full leather cover, binding  by Hazel Dreis (Santa-Fe). Printed by the Brooklyn Eagle Press.

Copy illustrated with two tipped in photographic reproductions of Brancusi (trimmed from an issue of "L'Oeil" magazine). Laid in are an original clipping from the December 2nd 1933 issue of "New Yorker" with a review of a subsequent Brancusi exhibition at the Brummer Gallery by Lewis Mumford. 

From the library of famed modernist book designer Merle Armitage. With the stamp of Pierre Bergé's collection. 

The leather has aged slighly unevenly and shows some scuffs, spots, and a bit of drying at the spine. The catalogue itself came into contact with moisture prior to this binding and shows some unobtrusive rippling, as well as some faint dampstaining to the top 3 inch near the foredge. 

Rare copy. 


Brancusi. Catalogue d'exposition. Brummer Gallerie, 1926. 

Catalogue d'exposition de la première exposition consacrée à Constantin Brancusi à la Brummer Gallery, New York City. Exposition organisée par Marcel Duchamp. Preface de Paul Morand. 42 pages. 32 reproductions d'oeuvres de Brancusi. Les photographies ont été prises par Brancusi lui-même. Couverture plein cuir signée Hazel Dreis (Santa-Fe). Imprimé par Brooklyn Eagle Press.

Exemplaire enrichi avec des articles de journaux de l'époque parlant de cette exposition.  

De la bibliothèque de Merle Armitage (1893-1975, fameux maquetiste de livres). Avec le tampon de la bibliothèque de Pierre Bergé. 

Couverture fatiguée avec traces d'usures notamment aux pliures. Intérieur avec traces de mouillures sur les premières et dernières pages. 

Rare catalogue. 

Brancusi Exhibition Catalogue from the Brummer Gallery, 1926.

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