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International Review. 250th Anniversary Number: Five Shillings. 1955.

(21 x 16 cm). pp. 90. Original printed wrappers with cartoon by Jean Cocteau to upper cover and advertisements to lower cover. Illustrated throughout with photographs and facsimiles of manuscript samples. Edges of cover lightly toned, otherwise clean and bright.

Contributors to this issue: Edwin Muir ("The Tower"); Jean Cocteau ("La poésie sous la Coupole"); Georges Duhamel ("Au nom de l'Abbaye"); Paul Fort ("Souvenir de'Emile Verhaeren"); Raymond Queneau ("Le visionnaire"); Edmee de la Rochefoucauld ("Malherbe, Nervalm Verhaeren"); Victor Larock ("Verhaeren poète du travail"); John Redwood-Anderson ("My Friendship with Emile Verhaeren"); Emile Verhaeren ("Letters to a Young Poet", "Les heures claires", "Fifty-eight letters to his English friends"); Charles Vildrac ("Le Verhaeren de ma jeunesse"); Beatrice Worthing ("Verhaeren and England"); Harold Hobson ("Fry in France"); Sally Zane ("A new novelist"); James Hanley ("Cri des profondeurs"); Walter Lever ("A Frenchman's Shakespeare").

ADAM was a literary review founded in Bucharest in 1929 and published in London between 1941 and 1995. Its title is an acronym for Art, Drama, Architecture and Music. From 1936 until his death in 1995 the periodical was edited by Miron Grindea who received an MBE and OBE for his work with the publication. ADAM had many illustrious contributors with articles by Sir Winston Churchill, T.S. Eliot, Pablo Neruda, Benjamin Britten and W.H. Auden appearing over the years as well as illustrations by Jean Cocteau, Pablo Picasso and Evelyn Waugh.



Price £ 15.00
Stock Code 44224
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