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Auction Description for Swann:
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30th May 10am - 4pm. 1st - 3rd June 10am - 6pm.
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None

(405 Lots)

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

405 lots

June 4, 1998

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Description: Alastair. Laclos, Choderlos de. Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Color plates by

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Description: Alastair. 2 volumes. Small 4to, original letterpress wrappers; bookplates, glued to fly leaf and half-titles of both volumes; original dust Jackets. Paris, 1929 E200-300 One of 1000 Numbered sets printed at The Black Sun Press. Alastair. Wilde, Oscar. The Sphinx. 10 pochoir plates by Alastair, with lettered tissue guards. 4to, gilt pictorial cloth, covers lightly soiled, spine ends rubbed. One of 1000 Copies. London, 1920

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Description: American Wood Type: Collected, Catalogued and Printed by Rob Roy Kelly. Portfolio of 95 plates displaying one or two complete alphabets of wood type, plus 2 plates of ornaments. Large folio, 575 x 448 mm, text booklet and plates loose as issued in labeled buckram folding case. [Kansas City, 1964] E1000-1500 One of Only Forty-Five Numbered Copies Signed By Kelly. Superb display of American wood type between 1828-1900 The laid-in descriptive text indicates that another volume was to appear.

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Description: Arikha, Avigdor. Bialik, Haim Nahman. Aftergrowth. Hebrew text. Numerous plates and illustrations by Arikha. 4to, 1/4 cloth; crack between title and frontispiece. Jerusalem: Bialik Institute, 1955

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Description: Bachelar, Gaston; and Flocon, Albert. Chateaux en Espangne. 14 of 16 engraved plates by Flocon. 4to, contents loose as issued in a board folder; lacks plates 4 and 8 and text pages 20-24 and 35-36: slipcase. One of 200 Numbered Copies with AN Extra Suite of Plates all present. Sold AS Is. Paris, 1957 E300-400 Beautiful Ballets Russes Illustrations

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