Cahiers France-Amérique Latine.
Nos. 1-5 (all publ.). Paris, juillet 1945-1947. Original pictorial wrappers; folio. Excellent condition (except for tiny closed-tear on wrapper of no.1 and back-cover loose ). No. 5 with litho by F.Leger.
Elaborately produced periodical on glossy paper, directed by Pierre Seghers, dealing with art, letters, music, theatre, fashion and various other topics related to France and North and South America. Each issue devoted to a theme: 1: Les Lettres; 2: Les Arts; 3: Villes et Maisons; 4: La Terre, Les Hommes; 5: 'Jazz 47'. Contribs. include Louis Aragon, Le Corbusier, Louis Jouvet, Georges Duhamel, Pablo Neruda, S. Reyes, Paul Eluard, Christian Zervos, Georges Pillement, etc.; illustrations and hors-texte plates by Man Ray (photogr.), Raoul Dufy, Jean Dubuffet, Henri Matisse, Cicero Diaz, Bellmer, etc. No. 5, entirely devoted to jazz (by Hot Club de France), with photographs of famous musicians (Armstrong, Charlie Parker, Howard McGhee), contributions by Sartre, Cocteau, Robert Goffin and Boris Vian a.o. and ills. by Fernand Léger, Charles Delaunay (wrapper-design), Magritte.