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Auction Description for Swann: ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
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Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2349 - Art, Press & Illustrated Books * The Edward Gorey Collection of Samuel Speigel - begins at 1:00pm in New York on Wednesday, May 7. All material in Sale 2349 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows: Sat, May 3: Noon to 5pm - Mon, May 5: 10am to 6pm - Tues, May 6: 10am to 6pm -Wed, May 7: 10am to Noon.

ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

307 lots | 287 with images

May 7, 2014

Live Auction

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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ALBERS, JOSEF. Formulation: Articulation.

Lot 1: ALBERS, JOSEF. Formulation: Articulation.

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Description: ALBERS, JOSEF. Formulation: Articulation. 2 volumes. 127 color screenprints, 380x510 mm; 15x20 inches (sheets), full margins, each printed on folding numbered folio sheets. Large oblong folio, booklet with preface and descriptive text and plates laid into publisher's grey cloth-covered folding portfolios; slipcases, unevenly faded, edges a bit rubbed; internally clean. New York: Harry N. Abrams; and New Haven: Ives-Sillman, Inc., 1972

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(ALLEN PRESS.) Allen, Harris Stearns. The Trail of Beauty.

Lot 2: (ALLEN PRESS.) Allen, Harris Stearns. The Trail of Beauty.

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Description: (ALLEN PRESS.) Allen, Harris Stearns. The Trail of Beauty. Original watercolor by William Gaskin tipped-in. Thin 8vo, original 1/4 golden cloth-backed decorative paper over boards, printed paper spine label, toned and faded; ownership name and address of F. R. Parker of Berkeley, a friend of the Allen family, and with a 14-line poem in his hand, about duck hunting, on rear leaf with "For Your Trail of Beauty" printed at head. San Francisco, 1940

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Lot 3: (ALLEN PRESS.) Four Fictions.

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Description: (ALLEN PRESS.) Four Fictions. Color illustrations by Blair Hughes-Stanton, Michele Forgeois, Joseph Low, and Paolo Carasone. Works by Joseph Conrad, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James and Luigi Pirandello. Printed in colors. Folio, publisher's cream and brown boards, some darkening to spine, more noticeable along top 1/4 ; glassine dust jacket. limited edition, one of 137 unnumbered copies and with the prospectus/span laid in, along with the mailing envelope from the press to the buyer. Kentfield, 1973Kentfield, 1973

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APOLLINAIRE, GUILLAUME; and ROUVEYRE, ANDRÉ. Vitam Impendere Amori: Poèmes et Dessins.

Lot 4: APOLLINAIRE, GUILLAUME; and ROUVEYRE, ANDRÉ. Vitam Impendere Amori: Poèmes et Dessins.

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Description: APOLLINAIRE, GUILLAUME; and ROUVEYRE, ANDRÉ. Vitam Impendere Amori: Poèmes et Dessins. 8 illustrations of women or women with children by Rouveyre. Original thin marbled wrappers with printed paper cover label, spine browned, few spots and light edgewear; some foxing to edges, front, and rear leaves. number 100 of 200 copies /spanon papier teinte des manufactures d'Arches. Apollinaire's last collected poems. Paris, Mercure de France, 1917

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks. Frank Lloyd Wright.

Lot 5: (ARCHITECTURE.) Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks. Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks. Frank Lloyd Wright. 12 volumes comprising: Monograph, Vols 1-8 [1887-1959]; Preliminary Studies, Vols. 9-11: [1889-1959]; In His Renderings, Vol. 12: [1889-1959]. Edited and with photography by Yukio Futagawa. Illustrated with photographic plates and reproductions of drawings of completed buildings and relevant projects. 4to, cloth; scattered light spotting, mostly to endpapers and fore edges; dust jackets, crisp; original printed shipping cartons, some scuffing to spines. Tokyo, A.D.A. Edita, 1984-90

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Peters, William Wesley. Monona Terrace Auditorium & Civic Center, Madison, Wisconsin. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright fo

Lot 6: (ARCHITECTURE.) Peters, William Wesley. Monona Terrace Auditorium & Civic Center, Madison, Wisconsin. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright fo

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Peters, William Wesley. Monona Terrace Auditorium & Civic Center, Madison, Wisconsin. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the City of Madison Wisconsin . . . Specifications. Illustrated title-page and 7 folding architectural plans bound at rear. Text printed on variously colored papers by section. Thick 4to, original printed wrappers with stylistic design of the auditorium on front cover, covers soiled, edges creased, spine reinforced with heavy cloth tape as contents stapled in two large blocks which are separating at the center. Citizens for Monona Terrace, Inc. 1961

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Wright, Frank Lloyd. Genius and the Mobocracy.

Lot 7: (ARCHITECTURE.) Wright, Frank Lloyd. Genius and the Mobocracy.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Wright, Frank Lloyd. Genius and the Mobocracy. 39 plates of previously unpublished drawings given to Wright by Louis Sullivan prior to his death in 1924. 4to, cream cloth stamped in red and black, moderate soiling, spine ends frayed; lacks the scarce dust jacket. New York, 1949

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Yanagui, R; and Foujimoto, S. La Villa Impériale Katsura.

Lot 8: (ARCHITECTURE.) Yanagui, R; and Foujimoto, S. La Villa Impériale Katsura.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Yanagui, R; and Foujimoto, S. La Villa Impériale Katsura. Japanese text with English translation booklet laid in. Tipped-in photographic plates of the building and gardens, along with plans and details. Folio, green and yellow decorated cloth; publsher's gold paper lined folding box with faux bone clasps; tissue guards unevenly laid between plates. first edition of the most extensive work devoted to the important edo period kyoto masterpiece./span (Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan Sha, 1961)

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ARIKHA, AVIGDOR. Caïn

Lot 9: ARIKHA, AVIGDOR. Caïn

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Description: ARIKHA, AVIGDOR. Caïn Text chosen and translated by D. Jassine. 8 original lithographs by Arikha, each tipped in onto larger sheets, initialled in pencil by the artist, lower right. Folio, original lithographed wrappers; minor toning to borders of some sheets; glassine dust jacket chipped and held down with cellotape with glue residue from tape to the cover verso and front blank; fine custom 1/4 red morocco clamshell box with black calf spine label. first and only edition. number 39 of 110 with an original drawing by arikha on the front wrappers/span, and signed by on the colophon. Additionally inscribed and signed by Arikha in the year of publication. (Paris): Caracteres, 1955

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(ASHENDENE PRESS.) Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. The First Part of the History of the Valorous and Wittie Knight-Errant Don Quixote of

Lot 10: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. The First Part of the History of the Valorous and Wittie Knight-Errant Don Quixote of

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Description: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. The First Part of the History of the Valorous and Wittie Knight-Errant Don Quixote of the Mancha. 2 volumes. Translated by Thomas Shelton. Printed in red and black in Ptolemy type. Text in double columns. Woodcut border and initials designed by Louise Powell and cut by W.M. Quick and George H. Ford. Large folio, original full gilt-lettered pigskin, spines with usual yellowing, light finger soiling to covers, thin scuff to lower portion of front cover of Volume 2; custom modern board folding boxes. Chelsea, 1927-28

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(AVATI, MARIO.) Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthèlme. Aphorismes Menus & Variétés.

Lot 11: (AVATI, MARIO.) Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthèlme. Aphorismes Menus & Variétés.

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Description: (AVATI, MARIO.) Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthèlme. Aphorismes Menus & Variétés. Printed in blue and black. 24 rich mezzotints of food, fish, and fowl by Avati within the text. 4to, contents loose as issued in cream wrappers lettered in blue; board chemise and black ultra-suede slipcase, spine panel toned, moderate surface wear. first and only privately printed edition for les francs-bibliophiles/span; this copy number 76 printed for Jacques Bocquet, from a total edition of 175. (Paris): Les Francs-Bibliophiles, 1961

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(BAKST, LÉON.) Levinsohn, André. Léon Bakst.

Lot 12: (BAKST, LÉON.) Levinsohn, André. Léon Bakst.

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Description: (BAKST, LÉON.) Levinsohn, André. Léon Bakst. German text. 68 mounted color plates by Bakst with lettered tissue guards; numerous black-and-white and color plates throughout text. Folio, gilt-stamped vellum, worn; scattered foxing, sometimes affecting plates, but most clean, preliminaries with some soiling along top margins, upper outer corner of title-page repaired. first limited german edition. number 11 of 250 copies. sold as is./span Berlin: Wasmuth, (1925)

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BARBIER, GEORGE. La Guirlande des Mois pour 1918.

Lot 13: BARBIER, GEORGE. La Guirlande des Mois pour 1918.

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Description: BARBIER, GEORGE. La Guirlande des Mois pour 1918. Seconde Année (of 5). Vignette on title-page and 7 color pochoir plates; head- and tailpieces. 12mo, pictorial salmon silk moiré, joints split; all edges trimmed and gilt; scarce dust jacket, foxed and moderately rubbed; publisher's slipcase, dampstained and toned; penciled description on one endpaper, early ink inscription on adjacent page. first edition./span Paris: Meynial, 1918

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(BASKIN, LEONARD.) Euripides. Hippolytos.

Lot 14: (BASKIN, LEONARD.) Euripides. Hippolytos.

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Description: (BASKIN, LEONARD.) Euripides. Hippolytos. Translated by Robert Bagg. 10 etchings by Leonard Baskin. 482x317 mm; 19x12 1/2 inches, sheets, wide margins. Book is tall folio, 1/4 gilt-lettered tan morocco over marbled boards; prints loose as issued in matching chemise; both volumes and prospectus laid into publisher's clamshell box. number 29 of 200 copies signed by baskin./span Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1969

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BASKIN, LEONARD. Drawings for the Iliad.

Lot 15: BASKIN, LEONARD. Drawings for the Iliad.

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Description: BASKIN, LEONARD. Drawings for the Iliad. 3 signed etchings and 60 plates reproducing ink wash drawings by Baskin. Folio, 666x510 mm, plates and text leaves loose as issued in morocco-backed linen portfolio, somewhat worn, leather ties imperfect. Prospectus and exhibition catalogue signed "Leonard" laid in. (New York: Delphic Arts), 1962

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BEARD, MARK. Nineteen Famous People, Twenty-Two Friends and Six Nudes.

Lot 16: BEARD, MARK. Nineteen Famous People, Twenty-Two Friends and Six Nudes.

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Description: BEARD, MARK. Nineteen Famous People, Twenty-Two Friends and Six Nudes. Hand-colored photographs by Beard transfer-printed onto handmade Arches paper by Craig Fry and Beard with additional hand-coloring. Folio, 382x280 mm, contents loose as issued in publisher's cloth folding case, with 2 small holes in top edge of the lid. New York: Feard Press, 1992

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BEHMER, MARCUS. Zadig, oder das Geschick: Eine Morgenlaendische Geschicte.

Lot 17: BEHMER, MARCUS. Zadig, oder das Geschick: Eine Morgenlaendische Geschicte.

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Description: BEHMER, MARCUS. Zadig, oder das Geschick: Eine Morgenlaendische Geschicte. 40 mounted etchings by Behmer, some hors text. Small folio, publisher's mustard cloth stamped in black, front lower joint split, slightly bowed and lightly soiled; contents bright. Berlin: Pan-Presse, 1912

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(BILL, MAX.) Maldonado, Tomás. Max Bill.

Lot 18: (BILL, MAX.) Maldonado, Tomás. Max Bill.

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Description: (BILL, MAX.) Maldonado, Tomás. Max Bill. Text in English and Spanish. color lithograph signed and dated by bill in pencil/span lower left, and marked h/c by him, lower left, 210x203 mm; 8 1/4x8 inches, sheet, deckled right edge; book contains photographic reproductions with catalogue entries. 8vo, red cloth, edges a bit faded, bowed; dust jacket, moderately soiled and scuffed. first edition. out-of-series copy/span containing a hors commerce copy of the signed lithograph found in the numbered limited edition of 126. Buenos Aires, 1955

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(BLACK SUN PRESS.) Crosby, Caresse. Crosses of Gold: A Book of Verse.

Lot 19: (BLACK SUN PRESS.) Crosby, Caresse. Crosses of Gold: A Book of Verse.

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Description: (BLACK SUN PRESS.) Crosby, Caresse. Crosses of Gold: A Book of Verse. 21 hand-colored illustrations by Daniel-Girard. 8vo, original brown tree calf with gilt-lettered red calf label along spine and 6 gilt bands, by Lafon, joints rubbed and ends starting. number 27 of only 100 copies and the first work by caresse /spanas well as the first original book printed jointly for the Crosbys. Printed by Léon Pichon. Minkoff A2. Paris, 1925

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(BRAQUE, GEORGES.) Cocteau. Jean; and Laloy, Louis. Théatre Serge de Diaghilew. Les Facheux.

Lot 20: (BRAQUE, GEORGES.) Cocteau. Jean; and Laloy, Louis. Théatre Serge de Diaghilew. Les Facheux.

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Description: (BRAQUE, GEORGES.) Cocteau. Jean; and Laloy, Louis. Théatre Serge de Diaghilew. Les Facheux. 2 volumes. Black-and-white plate reproducing portrait drawing of Georges Auric by Cocteau; photographic frontispiece of Braque by Man Ray in Volume 2; facsimile of page of music by Auric; 23 color plates reproducing set and costume designs by Braque; 23 photographic plates comprising portraits of Braque and costumed Diaghilev dancers. 4to, original decorated wrappers, spines toned and ends slightly rubbed; gentle splits between a few signatures; lacks slipcase but original printed paper label laid inside. Paris: Éditions des Quatre Chemins, 1924

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(BRAQUE, GEORGES.) Jouhandeau, Marcel. Descente aux Enfers.

Lot 21: (BRAQUE, GEORGES.) Jouhandeau, Marcel. Descente aux Enfers.

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Description: (BRAQUE, GEORGES.) Jouhandeau, Marcel. Descente aux Enfers. 4 color lithographs by Braque printed by Mourlot. Loose as issued in printed ochre wrappers, uncut; grey linen clamshell box. one of 200 copies on chiffres arabes signed by braque and jouhandeau/span; though this copy out-of-series. Vallier 171. (Paris):Nouveau Cercle Parisien du Livre, 1961

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BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO. Contes du Temps Jadis.

Lot 22: BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO. Contes du Temps Jadis.

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Description: BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO. Contes du Temps Jadis. 20 mounted color plates by Brunelleschi with lettered tissue guards. 4to, contemporary 3/4 green morocco, spine handsomely gilt; top edges trimmed and gilt; original printed wrappers bound in. First Trade Edition. Paris: Piazza, 1912

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LE CENTAURE,. Recuil trimestriel de Littérature et d'Art.

Lot 23: LE CENTAURE,. Recuil trimestriel de Littérature et d'Art.

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Description: LE CENTAURE,. Recuil trimestriel de Littérature et d'Art. Volumes 1 and 2. Lithographs by Jacques-Émile Blanche, Charles Léandre, Maxime Dethomas, Fantin-Latour, Henri Heran, Charles Conder, Armand Point, and Paul Ranson; etchings by Gustave Leheutre, Félicien Rops, and Albert Besnard, woodcut by Henri Heran, with lettered tissue guards, some in color. Literary contributions by de Henri de Régier, Jean de Tinan, Pierre Louÿs, André Gide, Paul Valéry, and others. 4to, publisher's gilt-lettered green cloth, mild surface wear; original wrappers bound in; Volume 2 contents slightly shaken; fine custom board, linen, and cloth clamshell box with gilt-lettered brown calf spine label. Paris, 1896

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CHAGALL, MARC. Derrière le Miroir 66 - 67 - 68.

Lot 24: CHAGALL, MARC. Derrière le Miroir 66 - 67 - 68.

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Description: CHAGALL, MARC. Derrière le Miroir 66 - 67 - 68. 9 color and 2 black-and-white lithographs by Chagall (including covers); reproductions. 4to, original wrappers, only lightly toned, lithographs still bright and with no tears or visible defects, only gentle occasional toning to margins as normally seen. An uncommonly clean copy. Ex-collection artists Ilya and Resia Schor. Paris: Maeght, 1954

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CHAGALL, MARC. The Jerusalem Windows.

Lot 25: CHAGALL, MARC. The Jerusalem Windows.

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Description: CHAGALL, MARC. The Jerusalem Windows. Two lithographed plates by Chagall based on his designs of the stained glass windows of the synagogue at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem. 4to, cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First American Edition. New York, 1962

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Lot 26: CHAGALL, MARC. The Lithographs. Volumes 3, 4, and 6.

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Description: CHAGALL, MARC. The Lithographs. Volumes 3, 4, and 6. (only, of 6). English text. Two original lithographs by Chagall. Folio, cloth; lithographed dust jackets. first american editions./span New York and Boston, 1969-86

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CHAGALL, MARC; and ELUARD, PAUL. Le Dur Desir de Durer.

Lot 27: CHAGALL, MARC; and ELUARD, PAUL. Le Dur Desir de Durer.

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Description: CHAGALL, MARC; and ELUARD, PAUL. Le Dur Desir de Durer. Color frontispiece printed by Daniel Jacomet under Chagall's supervision, and 25 plates and illustrations by Chagall. 4to, original wrappers with illustration by Chagall on front cover, usual light toning and edgewear, spine ends a bit worn; original pictorial slipcase, moderately rubbed. number 181 of 330 copies on vélin b.f.k. de rives signed by eluard and chagall/span from a total edition of 355. Paris: Arnold-Bordas, 1946

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(CHARLOT, JEAN.) Claudel, Paul. Picture Book.

Lot 28: (CHARLOT, JEAN.) Claudel, Paul. Picture Book.

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Description: (CHARLOT, JEAN.) Claudel, Paul. Picture Book. Translated into English by Elise Cavanna. One loose, signed lithograph of plate 16 laid in; 32 color lithographs by Charlot. 4to, printed wrappers, very minor wear. Text handset by Lynton R. Kistler; printed at the plant of Will Kistler; designed by Merle Armitage * Picture Book II. Color lithographs by Charlot. 4to, pictorial wrappers and slipcase. Number 241 of 1000 copies signed by Charlot and Kistler. Housed together in a custom red silk cloth clamshell box with calf gilt spine label. New York, 1933; Los Angeles, 1973

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(CHELONIIDAE PRESS.) Robinson, Alan James. Cetacea, the Great Whales.

Lot 29: (CHELONIIDAE PRESS.) Robinson, Alan James. Cetacea, the Great Whales.

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Description: (CHELONIIDAE PRESS.) Robinson, Alan James. Cetacea, the Great Whales. 7 etchings with aquatint by Robinson, each with tissue guard, and 2 wood engravings by him on title and colophon leaf. 11 leaves of letterpress text. Oblong folio, 376 x 556 mm, contents loose as issued between wrappers in cloth case with black morocco relief depiction of right whale on front cover by David Bourbeau at the Thistle Bindery; beautiful aqua wave-patterned Japan paper endleaves; publisher's 1/4 gilt-lettered cloth folding case by Gray Parrot (covers slightly rubbed and with some mild fading). number 53 of only 100 copies signed/span by Alan James Robinson, David Bourbeau, Gray Parrot, and Harold McGrath. Produced in conjunction with a grant from the Environmental Marine Arts Fund, which is part of the Center for Environmental Education and the Whale Protection Fund. (Easthampton, Massachusetts, 1981)

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(CHINESE ART.) Gorer, Edgar; and Blacker, J. F. Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones.

Lot 30: (CHINESE ART.) Gorer, Edgar; and Blacker, J. F. Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones.

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Description: (CHINESE ART.) Gorer, Edgar; and Blacker, J. F. Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones. 2 volumes. 254 color plates of rare Chinese gems and glyptic art divided into 12 categories, some folding, with French and English descriptive text, opposite. Large, thick 4to, publisher's gilt-pictorial cream cloth, slightly cocked, scattered soiling, spines toned; endleaves and final leaves moderately toned and soiled with a few blanks frayed, hinges reinforced with cloth tape, more noticeable on Volume 1; lacking dust jackets. number 75 of 1000 numbered sets of the work showcasing finest specimens to be found in private collections and museums./span London: Quaritch, 1911

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(CHINESE CERAMICS.) Morgan, John Pierpont. Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains.

Lot 31: (CHINESE CERAMICS.) Morgan, John Pierpont. Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains.

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Description: (CHINESE CERAMICS.) Morgan, John Pierpont. Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains. 158 chromolithographed plates with lettered tissue guards; 52 full-page diagrams of display case contents. Half-titles. 2 volumes. 8vo, contemporary green morocco gilt unevenly faded to brown, dampstaining to cover of Volume 2, a few surface scuffs; top edges trimmed and gilt, brown silk doublures, endleaves of green morocco in first volume and green silk in the second; contents clean; book labels on endleaves and a mounted compliments card of the J. Pierpont Morgan Library in Volume 2; buckram slipcases with gilt-lettered leather spine labels. first edition. one of 250 unnumbered sets./span New York, 1904-11

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Lot 32: (CHINESE PAINTING.) Tomita, Kojiro; and Tseng, Hsien-Chi. Portfolio of Chinese Paintings in the Museum (Yüan to Ch'ing Periods).

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Description: (CHINESE PAINTING.) Tomita, Kojiro; and Tseng, Hsien-Chi. Portfolio of Chinese Paintings in the Museum (Yüan to Ch'ing Periods). 178 plates of works in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; black-and-white plates printed on descriptive sheets, the color plates are tipped-in. 2 descriptive texts, one each in English and Japanese. Folio, plates, loose as issued, and booklets laid into original printed linen portfolio with faux bone clasps; original board outer carton with printed cover label, some wear. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1961

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(CHÉRET, JULES.) Mauclair, Camille. Jules Chéret.

Lot 33: (CHÉRET, JULES.) Mauclair, Camille. Jules Chéret.

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Description: (CHÉRET, JULES.) Mauclair, Camille. Jules Chéret. 3 color plates and numerous reproductions of Chéret's illustrations, poster art, and paintings. 4to, original printed wrappers, light wear; original glassine wrapper, few minor scuffs; prospectus laid in; fine custom linen and cloth clamshell box with large gilt-lettered front cover label and smaller spine label. number 512 of 600 copies./span Paris: Maurice le Garrec, 1930

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(CLARKE, HARRY.) Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust.

Lot 34: (CLARKE, HARRY.) Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust.

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Description: (CLARKE, HARRY.) Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust. Translated by John Auster. Illustrated by Harry Clarke with 22 plates including 8 in color, plus many decorative head- and tail-pieces. 4to, publisher's gilt-stamped vellum-backed boards, some toning and and nicks along edges, spine foxed, pictorial endpapers. first limited edition. number 25 of 1000 copies signed by clarke/span, of the American issue. New York: Dingwall-Rock, (1925)

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(CLARKE, HARRY.) Walters, L.d' O.; compiler. The Year's at the Spring: An Anthology of Recent Poetry.

Lot 35: (CLARKE, HARRY.) Walters, L.d' O.; compiler. The Year's at the Spring: An Anthology of Recent Poetry.

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Description: (CLARKE, HARRY.) Walters, L.d' O.; compiler. The Year's at the Spring: An Anthology of Recent Poetry. Introduction by Harold Monro. Illustrations, head- and tail-pieces, and 24 plates of which 12 are in color, by Clarke. 4to, publisher's vellum decoratively stamped in gold with yellow and violet details on diaphanous robe of girl on front cover, slightly bowed; scattered offsetting from plates at rear, 2-mm short clean marginal tears to frontispiece and page 87. scarce first limited edition. number 141 of 250 copies bound in vellum and signed by clarke./span New York, 1920

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CLAUDEL, PAUL. Le Chemin de la Croix.

Lot 36: CLAUDEL, PAUL. Le Chemin de la Croix.

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Description: CLAUDEL, PAUL. Le Chemin de la Croix. Copper plate and wood engravings throughout by Collot printed by Bracons-Duplessis; text illuminated in gold by Louis Charpentier reminiscent of the style of Schmied. Folio, specially bound by H. Puylaert for Olivier Herbosch with the sacred cross with droplets of blood and glowing gilt rays over shades of mauve and purple, spine evenly faded; original wrappers bound in; bookplate on front. Paris: Jacquemart, 1948

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(COCKTAILS.) Cocktails de Paris.

Lot 37: (COCKTAILS.) Cocktails de Paris.

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Description: (COCKTAILS.) Cocktails de Paris. French text by RIP, [pseudonym of Georges-Gabriel Thenon]. Art Deco illustrations vignettes, and advertisements for Parisian bars, restaurants, and spirits. 8vo, original graphic wrappers in red, black, white, and grey, by paul colin/span, some visible rubbing and soiling, but still quite attractive; a bit of separation of contents from spine and splits between some gatherings. scarce first edition of this fragile and collectible vintage cocktail book. one of 100 copies/span though this copy out-of-series. Paris: Éditions Demangel, (1929)

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(CUALA PRESS / DUN EMER PRESS.) The Dun Emer Press, Churchtown, Dundrum, July 1903-September 1907: The Cuala Press, Churchtown Dundrum

Lot 38: (CUALA PRESS / DUN EMER PRESS.) The Dun Emer Press, Churchtown, Dundrum, July 1903-September 1907: The Cuala Press, Churchtown Dundrum

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Description: (CUALA PRESS / DUN EMER PRESS.) The Dun Emer Press, Churchtown, Dundrum, July 1903-September 1907: The Cuala Press, Churchtown Dundrum October 1908-July 1923 . . . May 1925. Small device opposite title-page. Printed in red and black. Introductory text by William Maxwell followed by a complete bibliography of works published at the Press by Elizabeth Yeats through 1932. 8vo, original tan cloth, stained, extremities rubbed; uncut and some signatures hastily opened, others unopened. first edition. inscribed and initialed by maxwell./span (Edinburgh): Privately printed, 1932

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(CUALA PRESS.) Yeats, William Butler. Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends: An Extract From a Record Made By His Pupils: And A P

Lot 39: (CUALA PRESS.) Yeats, William Butler. Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends: An Extract From a Record Made By His Pupils: And A P

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Description: ALS BY ELIZABETH YEATS TO SPINGARN ON BROTHER JACK'S ART (CUALA PRESS.) Yeats, William Butler. Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends: An Extract From a Record Made By His Pupils: And A Play in Prose. Printed in red and black. Unicorn device by Edmund Dulac on title, 2 plates by Dulac printed on grey paper. 8vo, original cloth-backed boards with printed paper spine label; original plain cream paper dust jacket, toned, heaviest at spine panel which is chipped at ends. first limited edition. one of 450 unnumbered copies./span Miller 47; Wade 167. Dublin, 1931

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(CUBISM.) Gleizes, Albert; and Metzinger, Jean. Du Cubisme.

Lot 40: (CUBISM.) Gleizes, Albert; and Metzinger, Jean. Du Cubisme.

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Description: (CUBISM.) Gleizes, Albert; and Metzinger, Jean. Du Cubisme. Prints by Pablo Picasso (Bloch 29; Geiser 42), Marcel Duchamp, Marie Laurencin, Gleizes, Jean Metzinger, Francis Picabia, Jacques Villon [Ginestat and Pouillon E295], and after Georges Braque, André Derain, Juan Gris and Fernand Léger. 4to, original wrappers printed in gold and black; board chemise and slipcase, worn, with darkened spine, split joints, and top panel of slipcase lacking. Paris: Compagnie Française des Arts Graphiques, 1947

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(CURIOSA.) 8 Images avec leur texte.

Lot 41: (CURIOSA.) 8 Images avec leur texte.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) 8 Images avec leur texte. Engraved vignettes on cover, colophon, and text leaves, plus 2 double-page and 6 single plate engraved erotic illustrations of French boudoir scenes in the style of Paul-Émile Bécat. Small folio, printed wrappers unbound as issued, scattered minor soiling. number 24 on rives chamois paper of 99 total copies./span Paris, 1932

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(CURIOSA.) [Aragon, Louis.] Le Con d'Irène.

Lot 42: (CURIOSA.) [Aragon, Louis.] Le Con d'Irène.

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Description: SURREALIST EROTICA (CURIOSA.) [Aragon, Louis.] Le Con d'Irène. Frontispiece and 4 erotic engraved plates by André Masson; typography and cover design by Aragon. 4to, publisher's red wrappers lettered in black, spine fragile, gentle creasing but wrappers brighter and cleaner than usually encountered. [Paris: privately printed by Rene Bonnell], 1928

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(CURIOSA.) Bragenell, Pierre. Douze Quatrains.

Lot 43: (CURIOSA.) Bragenell, Pierre. Douze Quatrains.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) Bragenell, Pierre. Douze Quatrains. 12 brightly colored and detailed erotic pochoirs attributed to Gerda Wegener. 4to, 3/4 turquoise morocco, spine with bordered floral gilt design in 5 compartments, lettering in one, five raised bands; original wrappers bound in, contents clean and bright. Paris: Cythère of Aux depens d'un Amateur, 19230 [sic]

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(CURIOSA.) Coquiot, Gustave. Poupées de Paris. Bibelots de Luxe.

Lot 44: (CURIOSA.) Coquiot, Gustave. Poupées de Paris. Bibelots de Luxe.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) Coquiot, Gustave. Poupées de Paris. Bibelots de Luxe. one original signed drawing and numerous erotic engravings by alméry lobel-riche,/span extra suite in the first state with remarques in bistre on parchment and a second suite in the second state with remarques in black on Japon blanc, both Signed by Lobel-Riche; a third state in black before letters. Folio, Art Deco binding in deep raspberry with pink and gold designs on covers, raised bands and gilt-lettering on spine (rubbed), decorative turn-ins, and watered silk endleaves, by Vexlard. Paris: Librairie de la Collection des Dix, (1912)

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(CURIOSA.) [Lambert, André.] Dix sujets aimables dans le Goût antique.

Lot 45: (CURIOSA.) [Lambert, André.] Dix sujets aimables dans le Goût antique.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) [Lambert, André.] Dix sujets aimables dans le Goût antique. Introduction by Lambert under his pseudonym Rémy Chevalier and with 10 color engravings, title-page, colophon, and text borders of 18th Century Priapic subjects by Lambert, each signed in pencil with his alternate pseudonym Remigus Eques. 320x227mm; 12 3/4x8 7/8 inches, sheets, wide margins. Small folio, contents loose as issued in later plain linen portfolio, worn; plates bright and clean but first three (text) leaves with gentle creasing to upper corners. number 75 of 110 copies signed remigus eques./span Pia Enfer 349; Perceau 312. [Paris], 1917

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(CURIOSA.) Louÿs, Pierre. Les Chansons de Bilitis.

Lot 46: (CURIOSA.) Louÿs, Pierre. Les Chansons de Bilitis.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) Louÿs, Pierre. Les Chansons de Bilitis. 12 pochoir plates by A. E. Marty. 8vo, gilt-lettered plain brown morocco; top edges trimmed and gilt; original wrappers bound in, scattered light foxing. One of 1500 copies; this copy out-of-series. Paris: Éditions de Cluny, 1937

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(CURIOSA.) [Lurçat, Jean; and Jablonski, Pierre-Charles. Roger ou les à côte de l'ombrelle.

Lot 47: (CURIOSA.) [Lurçat, Jean; and Jablonski, Pierre-Charles. Roger ou les à côte de l'ombrelle.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) [Lurçat, Jean; and Jablonski, Pierre-Charles. Roger ou les à côte de l'ombrelle. Printed on pink Ingres paper. Portrait line engraving attributed to Modigliani, one page of manuscript facsimile, and 5 hand-tinted hors texte engravings by Lurçat. 4to, 1/4 navy morocco gilt over marbled blue boards, extremities slightly rubbed; original front wrapper bound in; woodcut ex-libris laid in. number 63 of 100 on ingres/span, from a total edition of 110. Meudon (Paris): Éditions de l'Ombrelle/Jeanne Bucher, 1926

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(CURIOSA.) [Valotaire] Nelly et Jean. Nous Deux,Simples papiers du tiroir secret.

Lot 48: (CURIOSA.) [Valotaire] Nelly et Jean. Nous Deux,Simples papiers du tiroir secret.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) [Valotaire] Nelly et Jean. Nous Deux,Simples papiers du tiroir secret. 2 volumes. 46 erotic watercolored illustrations of a couple's amorous adventures. 8vo, contents loose as issued in colored pictorial wrappers; deckled edges with some scattered foxing. number 61 of 200 sets on arches/span from a total edition of 295. Dutel II- 2054. Paris: privately published for the author and friends, (1929)

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(CURIOSA.) Six bisque porcelain lithophane plates with erotic subjects.

Lot 49: (CURIOSA.) Six bisque porcelain lithophane plates with erotic subjects.

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Description: SCARCE OPTICAL MINIATURES (CURIOSA.) Six bisque porcelain lithophane plates with erotic subjects. Likely French or German. Each 52x41 mm; 2x1 5/8 inches. Circa 1840

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DALÍ, SALVADOR. Dalí Illustre Casanova.

Lot 50: DALÍ, SALVADOR. Dalí Illustre Casanova.

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Description: DALÍ, SALVADOR. Dalí Illustre Casanova. 14 color engravings with aquatint; 7 engraved vignettes on sheets measuring 378x282 mm; 14 7/8x11 1/4 inches, sheets. Folio, contents loose as issued in color printed wrappers; original silver linen chemise and folding box with decorative embroidery panel on front cover, some light rubbing and toning. number 322 of of 365 copies on rives signed by dalí/span from a total edition of 390. Field 67-4. Paris: Cercle du Livre Précieux, (1967)

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