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Mr. Knife Miss Fork
Illustrated by Max Ernst (German (active in France and the United States), 1891–1976), In collaboration with Man Ray (American, 1890–1976), Author René Crevel (French, 1900–1935), Translator Kay Boyle (American, 1902–1992), Publisher Black Sun Press (founded in 1927), Binding by A.J. Gonon (French, 20th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
G. R. Minkoff, Bibliography of Black Sun Books, A41; Rainwater 30; Roth, Book of 101 Books, pp. 66-67
Overall: 18.4 x 12.3 x 1.8 cm (7 1/4 x 4 13/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 19 original photograms
Not On View
(Paris: Black Sun Press, 1931) 18 cm; [2 ff.] 38 pp. [1 f.], plus 19 plates; original publisher’s gilt- and blind-stamped black buckram (red cloth box).
Surreal literary illustrations.
Paris: Black Sun Press, 1931
Gardner Colby Walworth (born 1878; bookplate); Ars Libri, Ltd., Boston (Cat. 142 , no. 44), from whom purchased by MFA, March 26, 2008.
William A. Sargent Fund