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Lot 1057: [Bécat, P.-É.]. Ovidius Naso, P. Les amours.

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. Les amours. Transl. M.J. Mangeart. Paris, La Tradition, 1943, 195,(2)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 Amor being scorned by a Roman poet (used for Elegy XI) and a sketch in pencil of an amorous couple), an original copperplate and an extra suite of the plates printed in black, all with remarque. Monod 8783; Carteret IV, p.308.

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