JACOB, Max (1876-1922)
Quatre problèmes à resoudre; exercises proposés aux candidates au grade du Brevet élémentaire.
Liège : Éditions Dynamo . Series: Brimborions, 85. Edition limited to 40 copies on vélin Astra blanc and 11 copies on Hollande vergé (this copy is on Hollande, numbered 3/11). Octavo, pictorial limp covers with portrait medallion of Max Jacob by Picasso to front, in glassine wrapper, two frontispiece portraits of the author, the first a coloured portrait by his friend Jean Cocteau, dated 1912, and the second a previously unpublished self-portrait by Jacob, title with a second image of the Picasso medallion coloured in yellow and green, pp 13, colophon, a fine copy. Rare.
A beautifully produced hommage to the poet, painter and philosopher Max Jacob, containing four mathematical problems, a whimsical prose piece and a poem, Ronde.
OCLC locates four copies (Bibliothèque nationale de France; Harvard University; University of Maryland; Ohio University)