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[FRAENKEL, MICHAEL; AND LOWENFELS, WALTER]. - Anonymous the Need for Anonymity.

Paris: Carrefour Editions, [1930]. [1930]. - 12mo, 7-1/4 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed tan wraps. The darkened covers are detached. 29 pages plus the colophon. The darkened pages are starting to split along the top inner edges. Good only.

First edition of Michael Fraenkel's 1st book appearance and the first book of the Carrefour press. The Newberry Library suggests the date of publication as 1930.

In 1930 Michael Fraenkel and Walter Lowenfels founded the Carrefour Press and published their manifesto making the point for artistic anonymity.

Inscribed, signed and dated by Michael Fraenkel on the half-title: "To / Shirley M. Uhle / from / one / of the authors / Michael Fraenkel / Mexico, Feb. 4, 1944".

Michael Fraenkel is best known for his friendship with Henry Miller, with whom he co-authored the "Hamlet Letters". Miller spent some time rooming with Fraenkel when they both lived in Paris. Fair .

USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 210.25 | £UK 182 | JP¥ 27420] Book number 12338

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