The Dada Painters/Poets – Signed by Richard Huelsenbeck
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Edited by Robert Motherwell. Wittenborn & Shultz, 1951. First Edition (NAP). A rare signed copy by one of the founders of the Dada Movement in Berlin, Germany. Richard Huelsenbeck (April 23, 1892 - April 20, 1974) was a poet, writer, drummer and psychoanalyst who moved to New York City in the 50s to practice Jungian psychoanalysis under the name Charles R. Hulbeck. This book was owned by one of his acquaintances who asked him to sign it. T are two letters from her stating her relationship with Huelsenbeck and his wife. One of the letters is on her stationery. It appears that he signed as Rich Hulbeck. The inscription is dated July 17 th , 1961. The book condition is VG with a heavily faded spine and a bleached white heel. Light edge wear. Solid spine and clean text. No cracks or tears. The Paul Rand designed DJ is Fair with heavy wear all around. T are pieces missing from the head, heel, top corner and back top edge. Price intact. In Brodart. Despite the fair DJ condition, this title seldom has intact DJs if any at all. Signed books by Huelsenbeck are scarce and an autographed copy of this title is rare.