A complete run of the three issues (each unpaginated volume approx. 80 pp.), bound in one, of the pre-WW II Portuguese avant-garde journal presenting a compendium of material on the literary and plastic arts including verse by noted Portuguese poets, essays on literature, art and the greater culture by noted figures, and copious reproductions of paintings and drawings, progressive yet representational. Large 8vo. Recent full leather, orig. wrpps. covers bound in. Lisbon 1938. See Pires, Dicionário da Imprensa Periódica LIterária Portuguesa do Século XX (1996), pp. 215-216. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover.
A very rare journal, under the editorial direction of António Marques Matias, Alvaro Salema, Magalhaes Filho and Frederico George, promulgating work by a wide array of cutting edge cultural figures in Portugal during a tumultuous period both on the Iberian peninsula and in greater Europe. Includes poems by Camilo Pessanha, Fernando Pessoa, Mario de Sá-Carneiro and Angelo de Lima, a short dramatic work by António Pedro, essays on literature by António Botto, Matias, and Salema, and paintings and drawings by Filho, George and Salema. As of October 2014 WorldCat locates two runs worldwide. Book ID: 48062