The Graphic Work of Eugene Berman, New York, Clarkson N. Potter, 1971, 1st, Good, HC

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Berman, Eugene. New York, Clarkson N. Potter, 1971
English, 1st Edition, Good, HC, 4to L 12 1/2" X W 9 1/4", 332 pp. 

Good quarto, black cloth over board, blind stamp titling to cover, gilt titling on spine, minor dampstain on front cover, edgewear and bumping to spine and tips, minor separation to headband, minor foxing to top edge, minor soiling to bottom text block. Minor sunning to top edge of pages, otherwise clean and intact. Replete with black-and-white reproductions. Good pictorial dust jacket featuring black-and-white illustration, yellow and white titling to cover and spine, shelfwear to top and bottom edge, chipping to tips and spine, ¾” tear to spine headcap, black titling to interior flap, price clipped interior flap, protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. 332 pp. Text in English, contents include Preface and notes by Berman, foreword by Russel Lynes, over 700 black-and-white reproductions.

Showcased in major galleries in America and Europe, Eugene Berman was a brilliant painter, graphic artist, scenic designer, and collector of classic antiquities and primitive art. This monograph showcases the surrealist sketching and drawings hand-chosen by the artist himself from a period of work covering forty years.