Paris: 1951. First edition. 4 7/8 x 17 3/45" broadside, letterpress printed on thick green paper. Illustrated after a drawing of leaves by Toyen. One of at least two color variants - we've also seen an example on red paper.
Surrealist manifesto redefining the movement as 'adventure'. The statement was also published in Le Libertaire, and was probably written by Michael Zimbacca, the Syrian filmmaker who collaborated with Jean-Louis Bedouin and Benjamin Peret on the film L'Invention du Monde - see Aspley p. 504. Signed by Jean-Louis Bedouin, Robert Benayoun, Andre Breton, R. Brudieux, Jean Brun, J.-B. Brunius, Adrien Dax, G. Doumayrou, Jacqueline et Jean-Pierre Duprey, Jean Ferry, Georges Goldfayn, Jindrich Heisler, Adonis Kyrou, Alain Lebreton, Gerard Legrand, Andre Liberati, Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues, Jehan Mayoux, Nora Mitrani, Octavio Paz, Henri Parisot, Benjamin Peret, Maurice Raphael, Man Ray, Claude Rochin, B. Roger, Anne Seghers, Jean SChuster, Toyen, Clovis Trouille, Francois Valorbe, and Michel Zimbacca.
Very good with a single horizontal fold and a touch of fading to extremities. Item #21596