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Auction Description for Swann: ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
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Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2327 - Art, Press & Illustrated Books - begins at 1:30pm in New York on Thurs, October 24. All material in Sale 2327 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows: Sat, Oct 19: Noon to 5pm - Mon, Oct 21: 10am to 6pm - Tues, Oct 22: 10am to 6pm - Wed, Oct 23: 10am to 6pm - Thurs, Oct 24: 10am to Noon.

ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

322 lots | 233 with images

October 24, 2013

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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(ARCHITECTURE.) Alberti, Battista Leon. L'Architettura.

Lot 1: (ARCHITECTURE.) Alberti, Battista Leon. L'Architettura.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Alberti, Battista Leon. L'Architettura. Title within a woodcut historiated border with portrait on verso, woodcut plates and illustrations, one double-page plate. [3], 404, [28], [2] pages. 4to, modern mottled calf with raised bands, gilt-lettering and blindstamping in a sensitive contemporary style; scattered light foxing, unobtrusive worm holes to title and endleaves, title-page with repaired short clean tear and two faint ink library stamps. second but preferred edition./span Fowler 9; Adams A489; Cicognara 375; Gamba 1186. Venice: Francesco Franceschi Sanese, 1565

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Blondel, Jacques-François. Cours d'Architecture ou Traité de la Décoration . . . les Bâtiments.

Lot 2: (ARCHITECTURE.) Blondel, Jacques-François. Cours d'Architecture ou Traité de la Décoration . . . les Bâtiments.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Blondel, Jacques-François. Cours d'Architecture ou Traité de la Décoration . . . les Bâtiments. 9 volumes [complete] comprising 6 text volumes and 6 plate volumes in 3. 377 copper-engraved plates, many folding, by Croisey, Marillier, Pelletier, Le Roy and others, after Blondel, Desprez, Eisen, Patte and others. 8vo, contemporary calf, heavily worn and needs rebinding; plates clean but for scattered creasing, toning, and a few short tears; ex-collection New York City architect Auguste L. Noel with his ink stamps on most endpapers. first edition of the "petit blondel." sold as is./span Fowler 51; Berlin 2429. Paris: Desaint, 1771-77

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Fréart, Roland, Sieur de Chambray. Parallele de l'Architecture Antique et de la Moderne

Lot 3: (ARCHITECTURE.) Fréart, Roland, Sieur de Chambray. Parallele de l'Architecture Antique et de la Moderne

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Fréart, Roland, Sieur de Chambray. Parallele de l'Architecture Antique et de la Moderne contenant les profils des plus beaux edifices de Rome, comparés avec les dix principaux autheurs . . . Palladio et Scamozzi, Serlio et Vignole, D. Barbaro et Cataneo, L.B. Alberti et Viola, Bullant, et De Lorme. Seconde Edition. 48 full-page engraved plates plus title vignette and two head-pieces. Folio, contemporary sheep, spine worn with remnant of calf gilt spine label, edges worn, covers becoming loose; endleaves soiled, scattered foxing, heaviest to preliminaries, lower margins of plates 84 and 86 torn with minor loss. Stated second but later edition of this important and influential treatise. Fowler 128 (note); Millard, French, 195-96. ex-collection french physicist stephani (etienne)-francisci dutour, with his book label./span Paris, Charles Antoine Jombert, [1700]

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Hubbard, G. E. The Temples of the Western Hills Visited from Peking.

Lot 4: (ARCHITECTURE.) Hubbard, G. E. The Temples of the Western Hills Visited from Peking.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Hubbard, G. E. The Temples of the Western Hills Visited from Peking. 4 silver prints, 4 photo-mechanical plates, 3 illustrations, and a three-color folded map locating the Western Hills temples. Small 8vo, original wrappers with silver print mounted to front cover, soiled, spine defective; scattered marginal toning; four pages of advertisements bound at rear. first edition./span Peking & Tientsin: La Librairie Française, 1923

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Koula, J. E. Nová cezká architektura. A jeji vyvoj ve XX. stoleti.

Lot 5: (ARCHITECTURE.) Koula, J. E. Nová cezká architektura. A jeji vyvoj ve XX. stoleti.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Koula, J. E. Nová cezká architektura. A jeji vyvoj ve XX. stoleti. Architectural plans and photographic plates of important modern Czech buildings by B. Feuerstein, J. Gocar, J. Kotera, and others. 8vo, original wrappers, edges archivally reinforced, spine with remnants of original backstrip; architect's ink stamp on title-page * Krejcar, Jaromir. Lázensky dum. Photographic plates and study of 1930s Czech hospital architecture. Tall thin 8vo, wrappers by Karel Teige. Prague, 1940; 1933

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Morance, Albert. L'Architecture Vivante.

Lot 6: (ARCHITECTURE.) Morance, Albert. L'Architecture Vivante.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Morance, Albert. L'Architecture Vivante. Reprint. 5 volumes. Edited by Jean Badovici. Hundreds of color and black-and-white plates, plans, and elevations after Le Corbusier, P. Jeanneret, J.J.P. Oud, Mart Stam, Mies van der Rohe, Peter Berens, Walter Gropius, Frank Lloyd Wright, Piet Mondrian, Henry van de Velde and many others. 4to, cloth; mostly unopened. a fine set/span of the unabridged facsimile of the complete 21 issues published between 1923 and 1933 with a new index (in Volume 5). New York: Da Capo Press, (1975)

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Motifs d'Architecture Russe: choisis dans le recueil périodique publié sous ce même titre à Saint-Pétersbourg.

Lot 7: (ARCHITECTURE.) Motifs d'Architecture Russe: choisis dans le recueil périodique publié sous ce même titre à Saint-Pétersbourg.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Motifs d'Architecture Russe: choisis dans le recueil périodique publié sous ce même titre à Saint-Pétersbourg. 60 chromolithographed images of Russian public and private buildings, details, and ornamentation on 49 plates (many double-paged and -numbered). Folio, original printed grey boards, recased and rebacked in blue cloth, some crude repair work to outer edges; endpapers renewed, scattered foxing and some marginal soiling but most plates clean and still very bright with stong color, some trimmed along bottom or fore edges, occasionally affecting text, dampstaining along lower margin of first few leaves. Paris, 1880

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Lot 8: (ARCHITECTURE.) Nicholson, Peter. An Architectural and Engineering Dictionary * An Architectural Dictionary.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Nicholson, Peter. An Architectural and Engineering Dictionary * An Architectural Dictionary. 2 volumes. 281 engraved plates. Thick folio, 20th century calf stamped in gold and blind over speckled boards, with red leather spine labels; scattered light toning and offsetting, ex-library copy with perforated stamps on title-page of Volume I. London: Weale, 1835; Barfield, 1835

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Over, Charles. Ornamental Architecture in the Gothic, Chinese, and Modern Taste . . .

Lot 9: (ARCHITECTURE.) Over, Charles. Ornamental Architecture in the Gothic, Chinese, and Modern Taste . . .

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Over, Charles. Ornamental Architecture in the Gothic, Chinese, and Modern Taste . . . 52 (of 54) copper plate illustrations mostly of temples, alcoves, lodges, huts, and benches after Over; lacks final two plates, plate 52 dampstained, publisher's advertisement leaf of architecture books bound in. [3], 8 pages. Harris 606 * bound with: HALFPENNY, WILLIAM and JOHN. The Country Gentleman's Pocket Companion, and Builder's Assistant for Rural Decorative Architecture. [2], 14 pages. 25 copper plates of similar structures as the Over volume. 8vo, contemporary boards with later rebacking; bookplate of John Myddleton Esq. both first editions./span London: Printed for Robert Sayer, 1758; 1753

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Sirén, Osvald. The Imperial Palaces of Peking.

Lot 10: (ARCHITECTURE.) Sirén, Osvald. The Imperial Palaces of Peking.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Sirén, Osvald. The Imperial Palaces of Peking. 3 volumes. 274 collotype plates after photographs by Sirén; 12 folding architectural plans, and 2 maps. Folio, original navy cloth, worn; contents complete but loose and in need of re-casing or rebinding; plates with scattered marginal toning, several with a small 2-mm hole in lower margin and some owner's notes in pencil; Volumes 2 and 3 with original dust jackets, worn. first edition of this scarce and important study. sold as is./span Yuan 821. Paris and Brussels, G. Van Oest, 1926

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus. The Architecture of Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, in Ten Books.

Lot 11: (ARCHITECTURE.) Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus. The Architecture of Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, in Ten Books.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus. The Architecture of Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, in Ten Books. Translated from the Latin by Joseph Gwilt. 10 engraved plates and 10 vignettes at chapter heads by J. Carter, J. & R Roffe, et al. after drawings by Gwilt. 4to, 19th century calf, worn, with spine dried and cracked; lacks first half-title as with Fowler copy. Brunet V, 1331; Fowler 430. London: Priestley and Weale, 1826

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Lot 12: (ALLEN PRESS.) Byron, Lord George Gordon Noel. A Venetian Story.

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Description: (ALLEN PRESS.) Byron, Lord George Gordon Noel. A Venetian Story. Introduction by Eleanor M. Garvey and Philip Hofer of Harvard. With 35 large full-page illustrations from rare 18th century copperplate engravings. Large oblong folio, original unsewn leaves loose as issued in 1/4 solid and 18th-century Fortuny print silk; publisher's brown cloth box; prospectus laid in. 1 of 150 copies unnumbered copies /span printed on hand-made paper. Originally published in 1818 as "Beppo - A Venetian Story." Allen Press Bibliography 32. Kentfield, 1968

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Lot 13: (AMERICAN PRESSES.) Group of 10 volumes.

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Description: (AMERICAN PRESSES.) Group of 10 volumes. Illustrated. Various sizes and bindings. Each a limited edition. GG. Vp, vd

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APPLEBROOG, IDA. Blue Books.

Lot 14: APPLEBROOG, IDA. Blue Books.

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Description: APPLEBROOG, IDA. Blue Books. 7 volumes (complete): A Performance; I Mean It; Stop Crying; I Can't; So?; It's Very Simple; A Performance: The End. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled blue wrappers with white text. The final volume is Signed and dated 1982 by Applebroog. [New York], 1981

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Lot 15: (ARION PRESS.) Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale.

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Description: (ARION PRESS.) Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. Photo-facsimile Edition. Woodcut illustrations by Barry Moser. Thick folio, silver-lettered blue cloth, foot slightly bumped; publisher's slipcase, slightly rubbed. only of 750 copies printed at the kingsport press/span entirely reset in a reduced scale from the original 1979 Arion Press edition of 265. Berkeley: University of California, (1981)

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Lot 16: (ARION PRESS.) Shakespeare, William. Sonnets.

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Description: (ARION PRESS.) Shakespeare, William. Sonnets. Introduced by Helen Vendler. Printed in black and burnt orange set in Bulmer and Stylescript text. Small 4to, 1/4 gilt-lettered morocco over brocaded silk boards; silk-edged slipcase. number 130 of 200 copies/span after 26 lettered copies. San Francisco, 1997

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Lot 17: (ARTIST'S BOOKS--FACSIMILES.) Group of 4 facsimile reprints of famous livres d'artiste.

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Description: (ARTIST'S BOOKS--FACSIMILES.) Group of 4 facsimile reprints of famous livres d'artiste. Illustrated by Maillol, Derain, Picasso, Bonnard, and others. Original sizes and bindings; condition generally very good. Geneva: Edito-Service, vd

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(ARTIST'S MANUAL.) Kaufmann, Theodore. Kauffman's American Painting Book. The Art of Painting, or Of Imitating the Effects of Color i

Lot 18: (ARTIST'S MANUAL.) Kaufmann, Theodore. Kauffman's American Painting Book. The Art of Painting, or Of Imitating the Effects of Color i

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Description: (ARTIST'S MANUAL.) Kaufmann, Theodore. Kauffman's American Painting Book. The Art of Painting, or Of Imitating the Effects of Color in Nature. 10 mounted color plates of painting techniques on 4 leaves. Folio, publisher's gilt-lettered cloth with blind ruling, scattered soiling, spine ends worn; glue bleed-through on endpapers, scattered foxing affecting plates, most heavily the first, soft crease to title and front blanks; 2 pages of advertisements for "Prang's American Chromos" bound at rear. Boston: L. Prang & Co, 1871

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(ASHENDENE PRESS.) A Book of Songs and Poems from the Old Testament and the Apocrypha.

Lot 19: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) A Book of Songs and Poems from the Old Testament and the Apocrypha.

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Description: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) A Book of Songs and Poems from the Old Testament and the Apocrypha. Printed in black and red, with manuscript initial letters in blue by Graily Hewitt. 8vo, limp vellum, gilt lettered spine. one of 125 unnumbered copies printed on paper./span Hornby XVIII. (Chelsea), 1904

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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 20: (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 green morocco by the Press Bindery; matching morocco-edged slipcases. Chelsea, 1927-[28]

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(ASHENDENE PRESS.) Dante Alighieri. Lo Inferno

Lot 21: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Dante Alighieri. Lo Inferno

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Description: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Dante Alighieri. Lo Inferno (from La Divina Commedia). Initial letters and rubrications in gold, red, blue, and green by Graily Hewitt, numerous woodcuts by Charles Keates after the 1491 Venice edition. Small 4to, original limp vellum, silk ties; some light natural discoloration, spine with light vertical crease and 3-mm split at head; light foxing to edges; remnants of removed bookplate on front pastedown. one of 170 unnumbered copies./span Hornby XIII. (Chelsea), 1902

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(ASHENDENE PRESS.) Dante Alighieri. Lo Purgatorio

Lot 22: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Dante Alighieri. Lo Purgatorio

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Description: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Dante Alighieri. Lo Purgatorio (from La Divina Commedia). Initial letters and rubrications in gold, red, blue, and green by Graily Hewitt, numerous woodcuts by William Hooper and Charles Keates after the 1491 Venice edition. Small 4to, original limp vellum, silk ties; some light natural discoloration and slight bowing; internally bright, erratum slip tipped in rear; bookplate on front pastedown. one of 170 unnumbered copies./span Hornby XX. (Chelsea), 1904

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(ASHENDENE PRESS.) Francis of Assisi, Saint. I fioretti del glorioso poverello di Cristo.

Lot 23: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Francis of Assisi, Saint. I fioretti del glorioso poverello di Cristo.

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Description: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Francis of Assisi, Saint. I fioretti del glorioso poverello di Cristo. Printed in red and black. 54 woodcut illustrations after Charles M. Gere. 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered limp vellum with green cloth ties, natural discoloration. Ex-collection Helmut Friedlaender, with his bookplate on front pastedown. Hornby XXXI. (Chelsea, 1922)

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(ASHENDENE PRESS.) Hornby, Charles Harry St. John. A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books Printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV - MC

Lot 24: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Hornby, Charles Harry St. John. A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books Printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV - MC

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Description: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Hornby, Charles Harry St. John. A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books Printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV - MCMXXXV. Printed in red, black, and some blue. Collotype and photogravure illustrations by Emery Walker, Ltd., initials by Graily Hewitt, press specimens, examples of woodcuts, facsimile pages, printers' marks, some printed in colors. Folio, full polished calf gilt, front cover blocked in gilt with publisher's device, spine gilt-lettered, slightly rubbed at ends and very slightly but evenly faded; top edges gilt, others uncut and toned; pastedowns and endleaves with some offsetting from binding glue; errata slip tipped in and two loose "Additional Errata" slips laid in at end, scarce prospectus (with three vertical fold creases) laid in; marble paper-covered board slipcase. number 186 of 390 copies signed by hornby and the last book to be printed by the press./span Hornby XL. Chelsea, 1935

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(ASHENDENE PRESS.) Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe.

Lot 25: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe.

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Description: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe. Printed in red and black. Initials hand-colored in blue by Graily Hewitt and wood engravings throughout by Gwen Raverat. 8vo, original vellum-backed green boards, gilt device to front cover, spine ruled and titled in gilt, faint soiling and light rubbing along edges; original board slipcase, rubbed, slight chipping. one of 290 unnumbered copies from a total edition of 310./span Hornby XXXIX. Chelsea, 1933

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(ASHENDENE PRESS.) The Wisdom of Jesus The Son or Sirach Commonly Called Ecclesiasticus.

Lot 26: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) The Wisdom of Jesus The Son or Sirach Commonly Called Ecclesiasticus.

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Description: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) The Wisdom of Jesus The Son or Sirach Commonly Called Ecclesiasticus. Printed in red and black, with 178 initials hand-colored in green and blue by Graily Hewitt and his assistants. 4to, deep orange vellum with gilt-lettered spine and cloth ties; publisher's marbled board slipcase. fine, unfaded copy. one of 328 unnumbered copies on batchelor hand-made paper./span Hornby XXXVIII. (Chelsea, 1932)

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(BAKST, LÉON.) Einstein, Carl. Léon Bakst: 42 Tafeln und 6 Abbildungen.

Lot 27: (BAKST, LÉON.) Einstein, Carl. Léon Bakst: 42 Tafeln und 6 Abbildungen.

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Description: (BAKST, LÉON.) Einstein, Carl. Léon Bakst: 42 Tafeln und 6 Abbildungen. 6 tipped-in text illustrations, 42 plates with lettered tissue guards including 5 uncolored and 19 full- or partially-colored by hand or pochoir, many heightened in gold or silver. Folio, publisher's 1/4 vellum over gilt-pictorial boards, hinges starting, extremities moderately scuffed, light fading on covers, minor loss at spine ends; plate 15 supplied in facsimile and loose from binding, several tissue guards separating pulling, a few reinforced with tissue. scarce first and only edition. number 328 of 330 copies./span Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, circa 1925

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(BAKST, LÉON.) Alexandre, Arséne. The Decorative Art of Léon Bakst.

Lot 28: (BAKST, LÉON.) Alexandre, Arséne. The Decorative Art of Léon Bakst.

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Description: (BAKST, LÉON.) Alexandre, Arséne. The Decorative Art of Léon Bakst. Notes by Jean Cocteau. Portrait frontispiece and 77 mounted plates including 50 color and 27 plain. Folio, publisher's 3/4 vellum gilt over marbled boards, natural discoloration and spotting, green calf gilt spine label with a small chip and two minor restored spots. first english edition of the earliest of the major works on léon bakst./span London: The Fine Art Society, 1913

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(BASILISK PRESS.) Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe.

Lot 29: (BASILISK PRESS.) Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe.

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Description: (BASILISK PRESS.) Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. One original print on japan paper and over 80 wood engraved illustrations by Edward Gordon Craig. Designed by Bernard Roberts. Introduction with numerous illustrations by Craig's son and biographer Edward Anthony Craig. Large 4to, 1/4 blue Nigerian goatskin with sailcloth over boards; slipcase. number 33 of 470 copies/span from a total edition of 515. The images were originally intended for a Cranach Press edition which was never realized. London, 1979

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Lot 30: (BAYER, HERBERT.) Cohen, Arthur A. Herbert Bayer: The Complete Work.

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Description: (BAYER, HERBERT.) Cohen, Arthur A. Herbert Bayer: The Complete Work. Hundreds of illustrations. 4to, cloth, dust jacket, spine panel a bit faded; slipcase. first deluxe edition. number 86 of 100 copies signed by bayer with an original signed photograph/span, "Desert Flower, Greece, 1934." IO. Cambridge: MIT Press, (1984)

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Lot 31: BERENSON, BERNHARD. The Drawings of the Florentine Painters Classified, Criticised and Studied as Documents in the History and Apprecia

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Description: BERENSON, BERNHARD. The Drawings of the Florentine Painters Classified, Criticised and Studied as Documents in the History and Appreciation of Tuscan Art. With a Copious Catalogue Rasinonné. 2 volumes. 180 plates, lettered in lower margins, tissue guards. Thick, large folio, original gilt-lettered 1/4 brown leather, scattered soiling and moderate rubbing, white call numbers on spines; scattered light finger soiling and occasional crease; ex-collection Hackley Public Library, with bookplate, penned and penciled numbers, and stamps on verso of all contents. first edition. number 320 of 355 sets. sold as is./span London, 1903

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(BONNARD, PIERRE.) Longus. Les pastorales & ou Daphnis et Chloé.

Lot 32: (BONNARD, PIERRE.) Longus. Les pastorales & ou Daphnis et Chloé.

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Description: (BONNARD, PIERRE.) Longus. Les pastorales & ou Daphnis et Chloé. 156 lithographs by Bonnard, including head-and tailpieces and title-page vignette, printed by Auguste Clot. 292x242 mm; 11 1/2x9 1/2 inches, sheets. 4to, russet morocco by georges cretté, beautifully ornamented/span with large overall Greek key pattern of alternating gilt and black hatched fillets, partially repeated on spine; tan suede doublures and lining; all edges gilt, gatherings 6-8 slightly foxed; chemise and slipcase. Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1902

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(BOOKBINDING.) Bibliothèque Nationale. Les Plus Belles Reliures de la Réunion des Bibliothèques Nationales.  1929

Lot 33: (BOOKBINDING.) Bibliothèque Nationale. Les Plus Belles Reliures de la Réunion des Bibliothèques Nationales. 1929

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Description: (BOOKBINDING.) Bibliothèque Nationale. Les Plus Belles Reliures de la Réunion des Bibliothèques Nationales. 42 plates showing bindings from the 6th to early 19th centuries in French libraries. Folio, 375x277 mm, modern brown morocco gilt with inlaid polychrome strapwork by Halpin-Weitz, skillfully imitating the binding for Jean Grolier in the Bibliothèque Nationale shown in plate 10, green silk doublures and endleaves; brown morocco slipcase. number sixteen of only twenty copies/span on Japon Impérial, from an edition of 600. Paris, (1929)

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(BOOKBINDING.) Cockerell, Douglas. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books: A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians.

Lot 34: (BOOKBINDING.) Cockerell, Douglas. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books: A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians.

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Description: (BOOKBINDING.) Cockerell, Douglas. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books: A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians. Illustrations by Noel Rooke and others. 8vo, handsome though unsigned binding of red morocco decoratively gilt-stamped with borders, scrolls, and insets of binders' tools on covers and in spine compartments, doublures with floral borders and flower and butterfly stamps, with color leather inlays, spine evenly darkened, ends and joints a bit rubbed; red silk moiré endleaves, all edges trimmed and gilt, rear blanks with marginal dampstaining. New York: Appleton, 1908

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(BORTNYIK, SÁNDOR.) 4 scrapbooks from the estate of Bortnyik.

Lot 35: (BORTNYIK, SÁNDOR.) 4 scrapbooks from the estate of Bortnyik.

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Description: (BORTNYIK, SÁNDOR.) 4 scrapbooks from the estate of Bortnyik. Folio, plain cloth portfolios filled with advertisements, cards, clipped designs, pamphlets, brochures, letterheads, envelopes and forms (personal and business) and more, both Bornyik's own designs and mainly items that influenced or interested him, tipped-in or mounted, in a number of different sizes. IO. [Budapest? circa 1920s-30s]

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(BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO.) Dorsenne, Jean. C'était le Soir des Dieux

Lot 36: (BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO.) Dorsenne, Jean. C'était le Soir des Dieux

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Description: THE MASTERS OF POCHOIR (BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO.) Dorsenne, Jean. C'était le Soir des Dieux 12 plates by Brunelleschi engraved by Gorvel; decorations by Maurice l'Hoir all colored in pochoir by saudé./span 8vo, 3/4 tan morocco gilt with color calf spine decoration, a touch of rubbing; top edges trimmed and gilt, original color wrappers bound in. number 244 of 350 copies on hollande à la forme./span Paris: Éditions Mornay, 1926

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Lot 37: (BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO.) Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de. Paul et Virginie.

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Description: (BRUNELLESCHI, UMBERTO.) Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de. Paul et Virginie. 12 plates by Brunelleschi brightly colored in pochoir . 4to, lettered wrappers with glassine; board chemise but lacking slipcase. number 339 of 525 numbered copies on arches./span Paris: Guillot, (1943)

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Lot 38: BUFFET, BERNARD. Lithographs 1952-1956.

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Description: BUFFET, BERNARD. Lithographs 1952-1956. Compiled by Fernand Mourlot. 10 color lithographs and 66 color plates. 4to, original lithographed wrappers; contents bright, lithographs fine; slipcase, a bit worn. first american edition./span New York: Tudor, (1968)

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Lot 39: (BULL, RENÉ.) The Arabian Nights.

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Description: (BULL, RENÉ.) The Arabian Nights. 20 tipped-in color plates by Bull with lettered tissue guards. Thick large 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth with pictorial onlay, edges a bit rubbed, few faint stains on cover, upper tip bumped; top edges trimmed and gilt, erased inscription on front endpaper, one-inch section of fore edges of pages 163-66 frayed. first american edition of bull's wonderfully illustrated version of the tales./span New York, 1912

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CAGE, JOHN; CUNNINGHAM, MERCE, and JOHNS, JASPER. Dancers on a Plane.

Lot 40: CAGE, JOHN; CUNNINGHAM, MERCE, and JOHNS, JASPER. Dancers on a Plane.

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Description: CAGE, JOHN; CUNNINGHAM, MERCE, and JOHNS, JASPER. Dancers on a Plane. Text by Susan Sontag, Richard Francis, David Sylvester, David Vaughan, Anne Seymour, and Mark Rosenthal. Photographic plates and color reproductions. 4to, grey linen lettered in gold and blind; linen slipcase. (London): Anthony d'Offay Gallery, 1989

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CAHIERS D'ART. 9e Année 1-4: Joan Miró.

Lot 41: CAHIERS D'ART. 9e Année 1-4: Joan Miró.

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Description: CAHIERS D'ART. 9e Année 1-4: Joan Miró. 2 color pochoirs (Dupin 14 and 15), 315x242 mm; 12 1/2x9 1/2 inches. Folio, original wrappers, lithographs with very gentle unobtrusive creases in upper outer corner, the first pochoir has a few very minor surface marks. Paris, 1934

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CAHIERS D'ART. 24e année Nos 1 and 2.

Lot 42: CAHIERS D'ART. 24e année Nos 1 and 2.

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Description: CAHIERS D'ART. 24e année Nos 1 and 2. Lithographs by Léger, Miró, and Ernst; reproductions and photograpic plates. Folio, lithographed wrappers by Miró and Léger, respectively, slightly cocked; Volume 1 with light surface wear and creasing to extremities; Volume 2 a bit cleaner and with glassine dust jacket; lithographs clean and bright. Paris, 1949

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CAHIERS D'ART. Group of 6 issues featuring Pablo Picasso.

Lot 43: CAHIERS D'ART. Group of 6 issues featuring Pablo Picasso.

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Description: CAHIERS D'ART. Group of 6 issues featuring Pablo Picasso. Lithographic plates and reproductions. Folio, original wrappers, condition varies but lithographs bright and uncreased. Paris, 1930s-50s

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Lot 44: CAHIERS D'ART. Group of 12 issues.

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Description: CAHIERS D'ART. Group of 12 issues. Lithographed plates and reproductions. 4to, wrappers, condition varies; lithographs clean unless otherwise noted. Paris, vd

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(CALDER, ALEXANDER.) Aesop. Fables of Aesop, according to Robert L'Estrange.

Lot 45: (CALDER, ALEXANDER.) Aesop. Fables of Aesop, according to Robert L'Estrange.

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Description: (CALDER, ALEXANDER.) Aesop. Fables of Aesop, according to Robert L'Estrange. 50 illustrations by Calder printed in black. 4to, original boards, blue printed jacket; original red board chemise and slipcase both with paper printed labels, a few very minor surface nicks; contents uncut and mostly unopened; with original paper knife laid in. number 64 of 595 copies on auvergne handmade paper. a lovely copy./span The Artist & the Book 47. Paris: Harrison of Paris, [1931]

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Lot 46: (CAPEK, JOSEF) Mistr Petr Pleticha. (Maître Pierre Patelin)

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Description: (CAPEK, JOSEF) Mistr Petr Pleticha. (Maître Pierre Patelin) Starofrancouzská fraska neznámého autora. Prelozil Norbert Havel. Uvod napsal P.M. Haskovec. (Symposion. 2.). Design by Capek on title-page. 85 pages. Small 8vo, decorative blindstamped brown calf with gilt-lettered spine bound in, all edges trimmed, tops stained brown, plain board slipcase. scarce. one of 750 copies of the first czech translation of this anonymous french farce./span IO. Prague: Symposion, 1921

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(CARPENTRY.) Nicholson, Peter. The Carpenter and Joiner’s Assistant.

Lot 47: (CARPENTRY.) Nicholson, Peter. The Carpenter and Joiner’s Assistant.

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Description: (CARPENTRY.) Nicholson, Peter. The Carpenter and Joiner's Assistant. 79 engraved plates including 6 folding. 4to, contemporary speckled calf, joints and spine ends worn; scattered light foxing throughout; extraneous owner's architectural drawings of rooftops and a colored one of a bridge structure laid in; contemporary owner's bookplate and neat signature on title-page. London: I and J. Taylor, 1797

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(CARPENTRY.) Nicholson, Peter. The Practical Cabinet-Maker, Upholsterer, and Complete Decorator.

Lot 48: (CARPENTRY.) Nicholson, Peter. The Practical Cabinet-Maker, Upholsterer, and Complete Decorator.

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Description: (CARPENTRY.) Nicholson, Peter. The Practical Cabinet-Maker, Upholsterer, and Complete Decorator. 21 elementary plates and 81 plates of designs for furniture, curtains, etc., 34 of which are hand-colored. 4to, rebound in modern antique style 1/2 calf with original spine label, uneven fading to boards; scattered toning, faint dampstaining, and finger soiling, several leaves with professional repairs to clean tears, title-page browned along edges, Dressing Table and Glass plate misbound. London, (1826)

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Lot 49: CHAGALL, MARC. Bible. Verve 33/34.

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Description: CHAGALL, MARC. The Bible. Verve 33/34. English text. 16 color lithographs, 12 in black-and-white (Mourlot, 117-146 ; Cramer, 25 ; Sorlier 61). Folio, lithographed boards, edges worn and yellowed, joints with color restoration and repair. sold as is for lithographs./span New York: Harcourt Brace, (1956)

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Lot 50: CHAGALL, MARC. Chagall Lithographe 1922-1957.

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Description: CHAGALL, MARC. Chagall Lithographe 1922-1957. Volume 1 (only, of 6). First French Edition. Text by Julien Cain. 12 lithographs by Chagall (Mourlot 281-292); numerous reproductions. 4to, cloth; lithographed dust jacket, minor edgewear. (Paris): Sauret, (1960)

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