New York: Wittenborn, Schultz, 1951. 1st edition. Hardcover. Black boards with gray lettering on front cover and spine, xxxxii, 388 pages, illustrated with bw illustrations and portraits. VG (light wear to boards and block, light foxing to block, illustrations and text are very clean and clear). Item #178536
Anthology of Dadaist writings. Contents include: Introduction / by Robert Motherwell. -- I. Pre-Dada. Exhibition a the Independents / by Arthur Craven. 1914 ; Arthur Craven and American Dada / by Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia. 1938 ; Memories of an Amnesic (Fragments) / by Erik Satie. 1912-13: i. What am I ; ii. The day of a musician. -- II. En avant Dada: a history of Dadaism / by Richard Huelsenbeck. 1920. -- III. Dada fragments / by Hugo Ball. 1916-17. -- IV. Merz / by Kurt Schwitters. 1920. -- V. A Dada personage. Two letters / by Jacques Vaché (to André Breton) 1917-18. -- Vi. Seven Dada manifestoes / by Tristan Tzara. 1916-20. Manifesto of Mr. Antipyrine ; Dada manifesto 1918 ; Proclamation without pretension ; Manifesto of mr. aa the anti-philosopher ; Manifesto on feeble love and bitter love ; Supplement: how I became charming delightful and delicious ; Colonial syllogism. -- VII. History of Dada / by Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes. 1931. -- VIII. The Dada spirit in painting / by Georges Hugnet. 1932 and 1934. Zurich and New York ; Berlin (1918-22) ; Cologne and Hanover ; Dada in Paris. -- IX. Three Dada manifestoes / by André Breton. Before 1924. For Dada ; Two Dada manifestoes. -- X. Marcel Duchamp / by André Breton. 1922. New York Dada / edited by Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. New York, April 1921. Facsimile.XI. Dada fragments from Zurich. Notes from Dada diary / by Jean (Hans) Arp. 1932. monsieur duval ; vases with umbilical cords ; sketch for a landscape ; End of the world / by Richard Huelsenbeck. 1916. -- XII. Dada fragments from Paris. (Two poems) / by Paul Eluard. 1921 ; Project for a history of contemporary literature / by Louis Aragon. 1922. Facsimile ; The magnetic fields / by André Breton and Philippe Soupault. 1920. Fragment: White gloves. -- XIII. From The Annals of Dada. 1915-22. Zurich chronicle / by Tristan Tzara. 1915-19 ; Collective Dada manifesto / by Richard Huelsenbeck. 1920 ; Lecture on Dada / by Tristan Tzara. 1922. -- XIV. Some memories of pre-Dada: Picabia and Duchamp / by Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia. 1949 ; La Pomme de Pins / edited by Francis Picabia. St. Raphael, February 25, 1922. Facsimile. -- XV. Theo van Doesburg and Dada / by Kurt Schwitters. 1931. -- XVI. Dada lives! by Richard Huelsenbeck. 1931. -- XVII. Dada X Y Z / by Hans Richter. 1948. -- XVIII. Dada was not a farce / by Jean (Hans) Arp. 1949 ; Sophie / by Jean (Hans) Arp. 1946. -- Appendices. The Dada case / by Albert Gleizes. 1920 ; A letter on Hugnet's "Dada spirit in painting" / by Tristan Tzara. 1937 ; Marcel Duchamp: anti-artist / by Harriet and Sidney Janis. 1945 ; Sound-rel 1919 and Birdlike 1946 / by Raoul Hausmann. -- Did Dada die?: a critical bibliography / by Bernard Karpel. -- Dada manifesto 1949 / by Richard Huelsenbeck. -- An introduction to Dada / by Tristan Tzara.
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