p. 31 cm. Blue wrappers, fine. One of 500 copies numbered and signed by Ford, from a total edition of 1500. Typography by Parker Tyler. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Poems for Painters : Duchamp, Leonor Fini, ...
Publisher: View Editions
Publication Date: 1945
Illustrator: Tanguy; Fini; Duchamp
Edition: First edition.
Book Description View Editions,, [New York], 1945. Original Wraps. Book Condition: Poor. Yves Tanguy (cover design) (illustrator). Limited.  p. 20 ill., including cover design) by Tanguy. Surrealist poems accompanied by reproductions of paintings and drawings by Marcel Duchamp, Leonor Fini, Esteban Francés, Yves Tanguy and Pavel Tchelitchew. Ford's first poem, "Flag of Ecstasy is superimposed over Man Ray's photograph of Duchamp's Elevage de Poussière; 9 of the illustrations are by Tchelitchew, including frontispiece portrait of the author. One of 1500 copies, with typography by Parker Tyler; inscribed by the poet on front free end paper, "For Rosamund / Best from Charlie". 1.25" tear throughout, running horizontally from the upper left margin; "Art News Library" stamp inside cover; priced accordingly. Signed by the Author. Bookseller Inventory # 010604