Paul Gauguin's Intimate Journals. 1921. G HC Limited Edition Post-Impressionist Biography

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Gauguin, Paul, and Emile Gauguin.  New York, NY.  Boni & Liveright, Inc., 1921.

English, Limited Edition, Good, Hardcover, 8vo 10 1/2" x 7 3/4", 186 pp.

    Illustrated paper over board, featuring intricate black ink illustrations to front and back, black lettering to front and back, no lettering to spine, 3/4" spot of soiling at back of plate on page 50, minimally affecting image, minor age-toning and wear to panels, edges, and spine, very small scrape to bottom edge of pages 1-120, slight cocking to spine, otherwise, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Protected by a Mylar dust jacket. [14] 186 pp., replete with black line illustrations, Preface by Paul Gauguin's son, Emile Gauguin, and along with the content of Paul Gauguin's journals are letters and articles to, and about him. From the Preface: "These journals, as far as I have been able to discover, are my father's longest single essay in the art of literature...They bring sharply into focus for me his goodness, his humor, his insurgent spirit, his clarity of vison, his inordinate hatred of hypocrisy and sham." Translated into English by Van Wyck Brooks. No. 889 of 990 numbered copies. 

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