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Lot 1058: [Bécat, P.-É.]. Ovidius Naso, P. l'Art d'aimer.

Books: Erotica, Scatology, Old and rare books

Platinum House

by Bubb Kuyper: Auctioneers of Books, Graphic Art & Manuscripts

November 27, 2012

Haarlem, Netherlands

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Description: [Bécat, P.-É.]. Ovidius Naso, P. l'Art d'aimer. Transl. H. de Guerle. Paris, La Tradition, 1942, 172,(3)p., 24 col. etchings by P.É. BÉCAT, printed in 650 numb. copies (24) on vergé d'Ingres, orig. wr., orig. hvellum chemise and matching board slipcase. = One of 24 numb. copies with two ORIGINAL DRAWINGS, both SIGNED by the artist (a gouache of Roman men and women strolling in the Pompeian Porticus and a sketch in pencil of Pasiphaë and her bull), an original copperplate and an extra suite of the plates printed in black, all with remarque. Monod 8796; Carteret IV, p.309: "Charmante édition recherchée et cotée." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXXIX.

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