HERBIN, Auguste (1882-1960) - L'art non figuratif non objectif. Paris: Edition Lydia Conti, 1949. Original edition of the treaty by Herbin on the abstract art and his new "plastique alphabet" and a fundamental work for the abstract art of this period. Copy n. 603 from a total edition of 1080. 8vo (226 x 190mm). Introduction by Pierre Peissi, 2 illustrations in colour, 17 numbered plates in black dealing with the "expérimentation du prisme", 7 pochoirs in colour. Original wrappers printed in black with modern dustjacket (lightly rubbed).