Maandelijks Cahier voor proza, poëzie en critiek.
The complete series vols. 1-7 with all variants in deluxe red cloth box with black title piece by Bindery Phoenix. Braak. Amsterdam, 1950-1951. 4to. Original stapled pictorial wrappers. With text illustrations.
The collection consists of: Vol. 1, numbered in pen and dated mei (stamp) 1950, p. 1-24 Vol. 2, numbered and dated in pen 'Juni' 1950, p. 25-48 Vol. 3, with cover illustration by Lucebert; Vol. 3 variant with cover illustration by Karel Appel (executed by Rudy Kousbroek!), numbered and dated in pen 'Juli' 1950, p. 49-76; with handcolouring by Lucebert on p. 53/55/56/57/58/62/65/66/67/68/69/70/73/76 and in both copies corrections by hand on p. 51; with separate proof of the cover of the edition by Appel printed on white paper from the collection of Bert Schierbeek Vol. 4 variant with cover illustration by Lucebert, and autograph addition 'ter recensie' (upper right) plus an uncut copy with the same cover. In these copies p. 80 and 101 have been swapped and printed upside down Vol. 5, p. 105-136, printed in black, green and red, with cover illustration by Lucebert; Vol. 5 variant with cover illustration by Karl-Otto Götz Vol. 6, p. 137-164, with cover illustration by Oscar Scheffel [= Lucebert]; Vol. 6 uncut variant with cover illustration by Hein Boekenoogen (printed in red) Vol. 7, p. 165-184, uncut, with cover illustration by Nico Lijsen. Finger-soiled and some staining, but overall in very good condition.
CAMPERT, Remco (Dutch 1929); H.R. KOUSBROEK (Dutch 1929 - 2010) (red.).
Very rare and complete set of this scarce periodical, one of the most elusive of the fifties. Literature: Hans Renders. Braak. Een kleine mooie revolutie tussen Cobra en Atonaal Provenance: Collection Gert Jan Hemmink, Amstelveen; Collection K. Lekkerkerker, Amsterdam Notes: With typed and signed postcard by Remco Campert to K. Lekkerkerker, dated Amsterdam 1 juni 1960 concerning the poem 'Gontrand' and about the address of his great-aunt Lucie Snoeck-Broedelet, with autograph card with the envelope from Lucie Snoeck-Broedelet to Lekkerkerker, dated 3 juni '60. Added: Hans Renders. Een kleine mooie revolutie tussen Cobra en Atonaal.