Brussels: Galerie des Éditions La Boétie, 1945. Small Octavo (7 9/16 x 5 5/8 inches; 192 x 143 mm),  pages of text and  pages of plates in stapled illustrated wrappers. Scarce catalogue of a Surrealism exhibition that took place from December 15, 1945, to January 15, 1946, at Galerie des Éditions La Boétie in Brussels. The catalogue features eight pages of black-and-white photos of some of the works in the exhibition, along with texts by André Breton, Paul Nougé, Marcel Mariën, Tristan Tzara, Paul Éluard, René Magritte and Louis Scutenaire. The catalogue lists 167 works in the exhibition by such artists as Hans Arp, Giorgio de Chirico, Max Ernst, Paul Klee, René Magritte, Marcel Mariën, Paul Nougé, and Raoul Ubac. The cover illustration is Magritte's "Le Viol" (1945). OCLC lists nine institutional holdings: Hofstra, MOMA, the Getty, Art Institute of Chicago, Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, Princeton, Philadelphia, and the Menil Collection. Listed under two OCLC accession numbers: 9727431 and 1138935734. Scarce in commerce. Item #2230
CONDITION: Wrappers soiled, with heavy edge wear and a few nicks. Internally, clean and unmarked, some toning to the newsprint pages, rusting to staples, and a small tear in the last page, not affecting any text. A Good copy.