Paris: Editions de La Martinière, 2013 (1947). Folio sized box – 35 x 45cm original publisher’s blue cloth box with facsimile and softcover booklet. Facsimile in printed paper covers from a numbered copy of Jazz by Henri Matisse, published in 1947 by Teriade, Paris. 20 Superb colour illustrations on thick white paper. 200 pages.The facsimile is housed in a blue cloth clamshell box and is accompanied by a softcover book mounted with the box lid. Heavy book may need extra postage. Fine complete copy
Jazz by Henri Matisse is definitely one the very most beautiful artist’s book published during the 20th century: In agreement with the Matisse Foundation, and in accordance with the original edition, this handsome edition of “Jazz” consists of 38 folios, stored in a canvas box. Included also is a small volume of 48 pages is inserted in the box. Fine VERY LARGE facsimile production of the original livre d’artiste 1947 Verve edition. This reprint was also published in a British edition but this French is just more sexy!