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Title Le memento universal Da Costa.
Added title Da Costa
Former title Da Costa Encyclopédique
Publisher/Date [Paris : s.n., 1947-1948]
Description 3 issues : ill. ; 24-32 cm.
Publication history Began with Fasc. 7, v. 2; ended with Fasc. 2.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Cage  PQ1145.S8 M46 1947    AVAILABLE
Note Cover title.
Includes "Index des nomes cités" on p. [3] of covers.
"Siège social: Cussay par Montreuil (Eure-et- Loir)"--P. [2] of cover of fascicle VII, volume II.
Fascicle VII, volume II (s. 207-208) purports to be a fascicle of a general encyclopedia, including articles from Échecs to Extasiée. Probably published in Paris, at the end of 1947. The next year, two further fascicles appeared, entitled "Le memento universel Da Costa," fascicule I-II (16, 16 p.), with collaborators listed as Maurice Baskine, Marcel Duchamp, Marcel Jean, Pierre Mabille, Henri Pastoureau, Isabelle Waldberg, J. Heisler, et al.
No editor indicated, but edited by Isabelle Waldberg and Robert Lebel, with assistance from Marcel Duchamp and others. All articles unsigned, but some have been attributed to Georges Bataille (Erotisme, Extase), André Breton (Enfantin, Esquimau, Etoile), Robert Lebel, Isabelle Waldberg and her husband Patrick Waldberg among others. Cf. Enclopaedia Acephalica (London, 1995), p. 17-18.
Fund Frick: Purchased through The Heinemann Fund, in memory of Dr. Rudolf J. Heinemann.
LC subject Surrealism (Literature) -- France -- Periodicals.
Surrealism (Literature) -- Specimens -- Periodicals.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French -- Periodicals.
French wit and humor -- Periodicals.
Other author Lebel, Robert.
Waldberg, Isabelle, 1911-1990.
Bataille, Georges, 1897-1962.
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968.
Breton, André, 1896-1966.
WorldCat no. 428451284

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