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Moussa le petit noir; illustre de vingt-tois dessins et aquarelles de A. Marquet.

MARTY, Marcelle.

Published by Collection des Arts, G. Cres et Cie, 1925., Paris:, 1925
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8vo. (95) pp. 23 Fauvist color illus. and figs. throughout by Albert Marquet (1875-1947), printed by Jean Saude; occasional offsetting and lightly foxed. Bound in later full marbled calf, recent calf spine, gilt titles, blue and silver endleaves. Bookplate of Beatrix Reynal. Very good. LIMITED EDITION of 350 numbered copies. This second volume of the "Collection of Arts" series issued by Rene Gas. The story centers on a black child who discovers the city of Algiers. It is illustrated by color plates of watercolors painted by Albert Marquet (1875-1947) and printed by Jean Saude. Marcelle Marty and Albert Marquet were married in 1923. They took refuge in Algeria during the war years. Albert Marquet's oil painting, "Port du Havre" recently sold at auction and brought $663,000. PROVENANCE: Beatrix Reynal, poetess, of French origin, born in Uruguay, moved to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she married the painter Reis Júnior. Her home was a center for intellectuals and during World War II it was a meeting place for the resistance. After the war she supported the Allied effort, the Red Cross and brought assistance to the sick or poor. Bookseller Inventory # LV1803

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Title: Moussa le petit noir; illustre de vingt-tois...

Publisher: Collection des Arts, G. Cres et Cie, 1925., Paris:

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

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