"La Belle au Bois Dormant and Other Poems" 1933 JAMES, Edward
7.75" x 5.25"
Colour illustration by Edward Bawden on dust wrapper. Edward James, British heir, author, was an important collector and supporter of Surrealism.
Priced 3S6d, Color Illustration By Bawden On Front Panel, Worn And Soiled But Complete. Edward James, British Heir, Author, Was A An Important Collector And Supporter Of Surrealism. His Family Home, The West Dean Estate, He Donated To Found A College Devoted To Fostering Skilled Useful Arts.He Took As His Personal Home A Smaller House On The Estate, Monkton, Which He Filled With Surrealist And Other Fine Art, Including Work On The House Itself By Noted Surrealists. While In Hollywood, He Advocated For The Saving Of The Watts Towers After They Were Abandoned By Simon Rodia. By His Design And At His Own Expense. Las Pozas ("The Pools") Was Created By James Circa 1949-1984, More Than 2,000 Feet (610 M) Above Sea Level, In A Subtropical Rainforest. It Includes More Than 80 Acres (32 Ha) Of Natural Waterfalls And Pools Interlaced With Towering Surrealist Sculptures In Concrete. Las Pozas Is Near The Village Of Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, A Seven-Hour Drive North Of Mexico City.Where It Is Now Maintained As A Foundation.