The publisher of a 2008 reprint of the book has called it "one of the most beautiful books ever created".
Enrichement de la Bibliotheque nationale 1961-73, quoted in Sims Reed Rare Books, Dada Futurism etc, 2008 p40• music producer Script and Continuity Department.
" Blaise, are we very far from Montmartre? Oxford Art Online: Sonia Delaunay-Terk and Blaise Cendrars• Hot regular babes and popular celebrities are naked here! The book features a poem by Cendrars about a journey through on the in 1905, during the first , interlaced with an almost-abstract print by Delaunay-Terk.
These constant two-way influences create an unusual vibration in the eye of the viewer.
The book, a series of 4 sheets glued together in an accordion-style binding, measures 199 cm tall when unfolded; the height of all 150 end to end would have equalled the height of the , a potent symbol of modernity at the time, and referenced in both the poem and the print.
The Century of Artist's Books, Drucker, Granary, 1995 p51• "The intensity of the colour field is heightened in accordance with the law of simultaneous contrast: orange seen next to green becomes more red, while green seen next to orange appears more blue.