Phantastische Gebete. Verse von Richard Huelsenbeck. Zeichnungen von George Grosz

Berlin: Der Malik-Verlag / Abteilung Dada, 1920. Grosz, George. Second edition, expanded. Original thin printed boards, with Grosz design. 258 mm x 185 mm. 31, [1] pp. This second edition of Huelsenbeck's first book is the first to contain Grosz's illustrations, 11 in text, plus the two covers. It was originally published in 1916 by Collection Dada in Zurich, with nine abstract woodcut illustrations by Hans Arp. Boards foxed, else a very good copy. Huelsenbeck, founder of dada in Berlin, met Grosz there in 1918, "Grosz was simply made for dada....He lived the irrationalism and the paradox of dada intensely, and since he was brilliant and talented, dada shook him more deeply and influenced his life and his personal behavior more tellingly than it did the rest of us," Huelsenbeck, Memoirs of a Dada Drummer. W/G 12. Dada Artifacts 48; Richter, Dada 1916-1966, 90. Item #32221

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