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ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

367 lots | 208 with images

October 11, 2012

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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Lot 201: (LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.) Loudon, John Claudius. The Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphrey Repton, Esq. .

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Description: (LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.) Loudon, John Claudius. The Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphrey Repton, Esq. . . . A New Edition. Half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece, illustrations, many full-page, 4 pages of advertisements at end. Thick 8vo, rebound in modern handsome gilt- and blind-stamped 1/2 brown calf with black calf spine label; preliminaries reinforced on versos with archival paper, faint dampstain to Repton portrait frontispiece, few chips to title margin, scattered light dampstaining to outer margins, soft creases to upper tips and a small mark on fore edge lightly affecting some margins. London, 1840

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LANKSOY, ANDRÉ. La Genèse.

Lot 202: LANKSOY, ANDRÉ. La Genèse.

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Description: LANKSOY, ANDRÉ. La Genèse. 36 color lithographs measuring 610x482 mm; 24x19 inches, sheets. Folio, original lithographed wrappers; white board box lettered in red, soiling, moderate edgewear; contents fine. Printed under the direction of Felia Leal. number 101 of 125 copies on arches/span from a total edition of 162. Paris: Les Bibliophiles de l'Union, 1966

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LASCAUX, ELIE and BÉRO. 3 mounted watercolors of New Years greetings for 1959, 1960, and 1961.

Lot 203: LASCAUX, ELIE and BÉRO. 3 mounted watercolors of New Years greetings for 1959, 1960, and 1961.

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Description: LASCAUX, ELIE and BÉRO. 3 mounted watercolors of New Years greetings for 1959, 1960, and 1961. Charming watercolor and color pencil greetings, the largest measures 140x106 mm. Mounted to stiff, unevenly cut card stock. Each Inscribed by the couple in black ink with their usual "Elie Béro" Signature. Np (likely Paris), 1959-61

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Lot 204: (LEAF BOOK.) Hutner, Martin. The Making of the Book of Common Prayer of 1928.

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Description: (LEAF BOOK.) Hutner, Martin. The Making of the Book of Common Prayer of 1928. Original vellum leaf from the work (The Psalter or Psalms of David Book I. The First Day. Morning Prayer, page 345) and 24 illustrations. Printed in red and black. Folio, cloth with gilt-lettered red morocco spine label; slipcase. one of 285 unnumbered copies/span of this history about Daniel Berkeley Updike's magnum opus which was commissioned by J P. Morgan. New York: Chiswick Book Shop, 1991

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LEPAPE, GEORGES; and HENRY-JACQUES. Modes et Manières d'Aujourd'hui.

Lot 205: LEPAPE, GEORGES; and HENRY-JACQUES. Modes et Manières d'Aujourd'hui.

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Description: LEPAPE, GEORGES; and HENRY-JACQUES. Modes et Manières d'Aujourd'hui. 12 Signed color gouaches by Lepape to illustrated 12 poems by Henry-Jacques. Tall 8vo, contents loose as issued in publisher's pictorial board folder with illustrated endpapers, ties missing, boards a bit toned, clean short separation at bottom front joint; title-page toned at edges but the rest of contents bright and clean. Colored at the studio of Jean Saudé and produced under the direction of Madame Nicole-Pierre Corrard and Jules Meynial. number 164 of 271 copies/span on Japan paper without remarques, from a total edition of 300. Paris, 1921

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LEWITT, SOL. Piramidi.

Lot 206: LEWITT, SOL. Piramidi.

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Description: LEWITT, SOL. Piramidi. 10 tri-folded plates of Lewitt's pyramid works (220x680 mm when unfolded). Small 4to, contents loose as issued in plain wrappers printed verso only; plain board chemise and slipcase. number 76 of 400 copies signed and numbered in pencil by lewitt./span Torino: Marco Noire Editions, 1986

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(LICHTENSTEIN, ROY.) Tuten, Frederic. The Adventures of Mao on the Long March.

Lot 207: (LICHTENSTEIN, ROY.) Tuten, Frederic. The Adventures of Mao on the Long March.

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Description: (LICHTENSTEIN, ROY.) Tuten, Frederic. The Adventures of Mao on the Long March. Color lithograph, Signed and numbered 11/150 in lower margin by Lichtenstein, 670x511 mm; 26 3/8x20 inches, sheet, wide margins, and two photolithographs. Large folio (584x429 mm.; 23x16 7/8 inches), specially designed lucite case with lithograph inset on front cover, with a one-inch broken piece on front cover; silver foil box lining has been later replaced and has a few short tears. New York: Kasak-Castle, 1971

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Lot 208: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bierce, Ambrose. The Devil's Dictionary.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bierce, Ambrose. The Devil's Dictionary. Woodcut illustrations by Fritz Kredel. 4to, 1/4 red morocco, top edges stained red; glassine dust jacket; decorated slipcase. number 137 of 1500 copies signed by kredel./span New York, 1972

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Lot 209: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Borges, Jorge Luis. Ficciones.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Borges, Jorge Luis. Ficciones. Drawings by Sol Lewitt silk-screened by Jo Watanabe. Thick square 8vo, black calf stamped in blind, few minor surface imperfections; slipcase, a bit worn. number 1496 of 1500 copies signed by lewitt./span (New York, 1984)

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451.

Lot 210: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. One color lithograph and illustrations by Joe Mugnaini, most with folding color plates. 4to, aluminum boards, few minor surface marks; all edges silver; slipcase, few nicks, bump to spine. number 1496 of 2000 copies signed by bradbury and mugnaini./span New York, 1974

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bradbury, Ray. The Martian Chronicles.

Lot 211: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bradbury, Ray. The Martian Chronicles.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bradbury, Ray. The Martian Chronicles. Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini. 4to, silver-speckled cloth; slipcase, chipped along top edge; 3/4-inch chip to margin of page XVII. Prospectus laid in. number 26 of 2000 copies signed by bradbury and mugnaini./span New York, 1974

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Lot 212: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bronte, Emily. Wuthering Heights.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Bronte, Emily. Wuthering Heights. 15 lithographs and an afterword by Balthus. 4to, tan morocco; folding cloth; prospectus laid in. number 173 of 300 numbered copies signed by balthus./span New York, (1993)

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Lot 213: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Dickens, Charles. The Chimes.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Dickens, Charles. The Chimes. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 4to, pictorial cloth, spine and semi-circle browned from slipcase pull browned; original pictorial board slipcase, browned and with moderate wear. number 214 of 1500 copies signed by rackham./span New York, 1931

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Frost, Robert. Complete Poems of Robert Frost.

Lot 214: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Frost, Robert. Complete Poems of Robert Frost.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Frost, Robert. Complete Poems of Robert Frost. 2 volumes. Wood-engraved decorations by Thomas W. Nason. 4to, denim cloth with gilt-lettered morocco spine labels; publisher's glassine and marbled slipcase, toned and edgeworn. number 1154 of 1500 numbered copies signed by frost, nason, and designer bruce rogers./span New York, 1950

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Lot 215: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Heaney, Seamus. Poems and a Memoir.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Heaney, Seamus. Poems and a Memoir. Introduction by Thomas Flanagan. Illustrated by Henry Pearson. 4to, stamped brown leather by Burlen & Son, few mild surface marks; slipcase, few scuffs. number 1496 of 2000 copies signed by heaney, pearson, and flanagan./span New York, (1982)

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hersey, John. Hiroshima.

Lot 216: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hersey, John. Hiroshima.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hersey, John. Hiroshima. Foreword by Robert Penn Warren. Silk-screens by Jacob Lawrence. Small folio, full black calf stamped in blind; slipcase, rear silk panel separating from spine. Prospectus laid in. number 1496 of 1500 copies signed by hersey, penn warren, and lawrence./span New York, 1983

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Lot 217: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hudson, W. H. Far Away and Long Ago.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hudson, W. H. Far Away and Long Ago. Illustrated with 32 lithographed plates by Raul Rosarivo. Thick 4to, original calf-skin printed in brown, the lower half rough with hair attached, rawhide lacing between sections and at edges, suede leather endleaves, top edge dyed burgundy, others uncut; dust jacket, moderate edgewear; publisher's box, scuff on front, light wear, corners splitting on bottom portion. Prospectus laid in. number 420 of 1500 copies signed by rosario and the designer,/span Alberto Kraft. Printed in Buenos Aires for The Limited Editions Club. [New York], 1943

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hughes, Langston. Sunrise is Coming after While. Poems selected by Maya Angelou.

Lot 218: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hughes, Langston. Sunrise is Coming after While. Poems selected by Maya Angelou.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hughes, Langston. Sunrise is Coming after While. Poems selected by Maya Angelou. Silkscreens by Phoebe Beasley. Folio, purple cloth with gilt morocco cover label; matching folding box; prospectus laid in. number 255 of 300 copies signed by beasley and angelou./span New York, 1998

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hurston, Zora Neale. Bookmarks in the Pages of Life.

Lot 219: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hurston, Zora Neale. Bookmarks in the Pages of Life.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Hurston, Zora Neale. Bookmarks in the Pages of Life. 6 serigraphs by Betye Saar. Folio, dark brown morocco backed fine paper boards; original clamshell case; prospectus laid in. number of 300 copies signed by saar./span New York, (2000)

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Lot 220: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Joyce, James. Dubliners.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Joyce, James. Dubliners. Introduction by Thomas Flanagan. Illustrated with photogravures by Robert Ballagh. Folio, 1/4 gilt-lettered green leather; slipcase. Prospectus laid in. number 46 of 1000 copies signed by ballagh and flanagan./span (New York, 1986)

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) King, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther. Letter From Birmingham City Jail.

Lot 221: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) King, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther. Letter From Birmingham City Jail.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) King, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther. Letter From Birmingham City Jail. Afterword by Dr. C.T. Vivian. 8 color serigraphs by Faith Ringgold. Folio, full red cloth over boards with inset gilt-stamped leather spine label; publisher's clamshell case with matching label; prospectus laid in. number 152 of 420 numbered copies signed by ringgold./span New York, (1991)

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Mallarme, Stephane. Un Coup de Des n'Abolira Jamias le Hasard.

Lot 222: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Mallarme, Stephane. Un Coup de Des n'Abolira Jamias le Hasard.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Mallarme, Stephane. Un Coup de Des n'Abolira Jamias le Hasard. (A Throw of the Dice Will Never Abolish Chance.) Lithographs by Ellsworth Kelly. Folio, Nigerian goatskin; clamshell box; prospectus laid in. number of 300 copies signed by kelly./span New York, 1992

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Lot 223: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Miller, Arthur. Death of a Salesman.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Miller, Arthur. Death of a Salesman. Illustrated with 5 etchings by Leonard Baskin printed by Bruce Chandler at The Heron Press. 4to, gilt-lettered brown morocco by Gray Parrot; slipcase. number 1496 of 3000 copies signed by miller and baskin./span New York, (1984)

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) O'Hara, Frank. Poems.

Lot 224: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) O'Hara, Frank. Poems.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) O'Hara, Frank. Poems. Lithographs by Willem De Kooning on Kitakata paper. Large folio, gilt-lettered black morocco; cloth clamshell box; prospectus laid in. number 176 of 550 copies/span with De Kooning's authorized facsimile signature. New York, 1988

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Paz, Octavio. Three Poems.

Lot 225: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Paz, Octavio. Three Poems.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Paz, Octavio. Three Poems. Lithographs by Robert Motherwell. Folio, original cloth with mounted lithograph; publisher's folding box. number 332 of 750 copies signed by paz and motherwell./span New York, 1987

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Pound, Ezra. Cathay: Poems After Li Po.

Lot 226: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Pound, Ezra. Cathay: Poems After Li Po.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Pound, Ezra. Cathay: Poems After Li Po. 7 color woodcuts by Francesco Clemente. 4to, light blue silk; matching slipcase. Printed on handmade Ogawashi paper; prospectus laid in. number 193 of 300 copies signed by clemente./span New York, 1992

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Rilke, Rainer Maria. The Sonnets to Orpheus.

Lot 227: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Rilke, Rainer Maria. The Sonnets to Orpheus.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Rilke, Rainer Maria. The Sonnets to Orpheus. English and German text. Translated by Stephen Mitchell. Two multi-color woodcuts by Balthus cut and editioned by Keiji Shinohara. Folio, hand-bound in morocco-backed linen by Carol Joyce and printed on handmade Kozo Uwazen paper; linen clamshell box; prospectus laid in. number 158 of 300 copies signed by balthus./span New York, (1997)

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Lot 228: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Rimbaud, Arthur. A Season in Hell.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Rimbaud, Arthur. A Season in Hell. Translated by Paul Schmidt. Photographic plates by Robert Mapplethorpe. 4to, red morocco stamped in black; slipcase. number 46 of 1000 copies signed by mapplethorpe and schmidt./span New York, 1986

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Senghor, Leopold Sedar. Poems.

Lot 229: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Senghor, Leopold Sedar. Poems.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Senghor, Leopold Sedar. Poems. 6 original silkscreen prints from paintings commissioned by Lois Mailou Jones, printed on textured Arches paper. Elephant folio, royal purple linen over boards with gilt lettering; black cloth folding box with gilt morocco label; prospectus laid in. number 233 of 300 copies signed by senghor and jones./span (New York, 1996)

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Lot 230: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Shakespeare, William. Hamlet.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Shakespeare, William. Hamlet. Illustrated by Eric Gill. 8vo, pictorially-stamped pigskin, chipping to spine ends and tips; publisher's slipcase, split; Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. number 601 of 1500 copies signed by gill./span New York, 1933

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Lot 231: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath. Illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton. 2 volumes. 4to, original 1/4 rawhide over rough grass cloth, usual browning to spines; binding note laid into both volumes; slipcase, some wear. number 224 of 1146 numbered sets signed by benton./span New York, 1940

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Lot 232: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Walcott, Derek. Poems of the Carribean.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Walcott, Derek. Poems of the Carribean. One laid-in lithographed plate (Mother and Child in Kitchen, numbered 172/275) and illustrations in the text by Romare Bearden. 4to, pictorial cloth; slipcase. Prospectus laid in. number 1496 of 2000 copies signed by walcott and bearden./span (New York, 1982)

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Warren, Robert Penn. All the King's Men.

Lot 233: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Warren, Robert Penn. All the King's Men.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Warren, Robert Penn. All the King's Men. 2 volumes. Photogravures by Hank O'Neal. 4to, 1/4 leather gilt; slipcase. Prospectus laid in. number 364 of 600 sets signed by warren and o'neal./span New York, (1989)

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(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Wright, Richard. Down By the Riverside.

Lot 234: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Wright, Richard. Down By the Riverside.

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Description: (LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Wright, Richard. Down By the Riverside. 4 etchings by John Wilson. Oblong folio, blue cloth; folding cloth box; prospectus laid in. number of 300 numbered copies signed by wilson./span New York, 2001

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Lot 235: (LINDSAY, SIR LIONEL.) Mendelssohn, Joanna. The Art of Sir Lionel Lindsay.

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Description: (LINDSAY, SIR LIONEL.) Mendelssohn, Joanna. The Art of Sir Lionel Lindsay. 2 volumes. Hundreds of reproductions and full catalogue descriptions. Tall folio, gilt-lettered green cloth; slipcases. first limited edition. number 251 of 300 sets signed by mendelssohn./span Copperfield, New South Wales, 1987

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(LOBEL-RICHE, ALMÉRY.) Billy, André. Visions de Danse.

Lot 236: (LOBEL-RICHE, ALMÉRY.) Billy, André. Visions de Danse.

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Description: (LOBEL-RICHE, ALMÉRY.) Billy, André. Visions de Danse. 30 erotically-charged etched plates of dancers by Lobel-Riche, printed by Manuel Robbe. Folio, tan morocco, spine with gilt lettering pieces and raised bands, vellum endpapers and gilt turn-ins, by Le Douarin; morocco-edged slipcase. Paris, (1947)

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Lot 237: (LOBEL-RICHE, ALMÉRY.) Reboux, Paul. La Maison de Danses.

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Description: (LOBEL-RICHE, ALMÉRY.) Reboux, Paul. La Maison de Danses. 35 drypoint etchings by Lobel-Riche, plus an additional suite with remarques, hors texte. 4to, original wrappers printed in red and black; suite in separate board folder. number 231 of 240 copies on vélin arches/span from a total edition of 260. Paris, (1928)

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Lot 238: (LURÇAT, JEAN.) Mallet, Robert. Éloge de Jean Lurçat. 1962

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Description: (LURÇAT, JEAN.) Mallet, Robert. Éloge de Jean Lurçat. 7 color lithographs by Lurçat. 4to, contents loose in original wrappers as issued; glassine dust jacket, with slight chipping along bottom edge. number one of only 20 copies/span with an additional suite of the plates, from an edition of 200. [Paris]: Éditions Manuel Bruker, (1962)

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LYDIS, MARIETTE. Le Coran: Quarante Deux Miniatures.

Lot 239: LYDIS, MARIETTE. Le Coran: Quarante Deux Miniatures.

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Description: CHARMING KORAN LYDIS, MARIETTE. Le Coran: Quarante Deux Miniatures. 42 mounted color plates after paintings by Lydis in the style of Persian miniatures. Square 12mo, Islamic-style wallet binding of green calf gilt with arabesque stamps, lightly rubbed at folds and tips; dust jacket, split; board slipcase, browned and rubbed along edges. Printed by Ateliers d'Art graphiques in Leipzig for the Société du Livre d'art Ancien et Moderne in Paris. number 48 of only 100 copies./span Paris, (1927)

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Lot 240: (MAILLOL, ARISTIDE.) Longus. Daphnis & Chloe.

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Description: (MAILLOL, ARISTIDE.) Longus. Daphnis & Chloe. Illustrated with woodcuts designed and engraved by Maillol. 8vo, publisher's full gilt-lettered vellum, spine toned; edges and contents lightly foxed. Text from Thornley's translation of 1657. Printed in Paris. number 207 of 250 copies signed by maillol/span on the colophon. London: Zwemmer, 1937

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(MANET, EDOUARD.) Bazire, Edmond. Manet.

Lot 241: (MANET, EDOUARD.) Bazire, Edmond. Manet.

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Description: (MANET, EDOUARD.) Bazire, Edmond. Manet. 2 original etchings by Manet ("Odalisque." Guerin 64, Harris 56 and "La Convalescente." Guerin 65/3. Harris 85/3), 9 plates and facsimile letter. 8vo, 1/4 brown calf over marbled boards, worn; small very faint area of foxing to lower left corner of Odalisque. Paris, 1884

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(MANUSCRIPT REFERENCE.) Les Très Riches Heures du Jean Duc de Berry.

Lot 242: (MANUSCRIPT REFERENCE.) Les Très Riches Heures du Jean Duc de Berry.

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Description: (MANUSCRIPT REFERENCE.) Les Très Riches Heures du Jean Duc de Berry. 2 volumes. Text volume with commentary by Raymond Cazelles. 4to, 1/4 gilt-lettered red calf over green silk boards * Facsimile volume. Color illustrations with gold and silver, printed by Mengis and Sticher in Lucerne. Thick 4to, original richly gilt leather with central coat of arms by Burkhardt of Zurich after the original design, bottom edges and tips scuffed, light unobtrusive spotting. Housed together in a clear acrylic case. number 271 of 980 copies/span of this faithful facsimile of the original manuscript, number 65, of the Musée Condé at Chantilly. Lucerne and New York, 1984

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(MARCOUSSIS, LOUIS.) Tzara, Tristan. Planches de Salut.

Lot 243: (MARCOUSSIS, LOUIS.) Tzara, Tristan. Planches de Salut.

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Description: (MARCOUSSIS, LOUIS.) Tzara, Tristan. Planches de Salut. Frontispiece and 10 mixed media etchings plus three vignettes, plates measure 230x240mm; 8x9 1/2 inches, image. Oblong folio, original printed wrappers; scattered light mostly marginal foxing and toning; custom linen clamshell case with gilt-lettered burgundy morocco cover label. Paris: Aux Éditions Jeanne Bucher, 1931

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(MARTY, ANDRÉ.) Daudet, Alphonse. Lettres de mon Moulin.

Lot 244: (MARTY, ANDRÉ.) Daudet, Alphonse. Lettres de mon Moulin.

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Description: (MARTY, ANDRÉ.) Daudet, Alphonse. Lettres de mon Moulin. Original Signed watercolor frontispiece and 54 pochoir illustrations by Marty, plus an extra suite in colors and another in black-and-white, bound at rear. 8vo, beautifully bound in Art Deco style multi-colored calf and gilt on deep purple morocco, by Mercier, all edges gilt, spine evenly faded to brown. Paris: l'Édition d'Art H. Piazza, (1938)

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Lot 245: MASEREEL, FRANZ. Etalages.

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Description: MASEREEL, FRANZ. Etalages. Illustrated with 40 woodcuts; unopened. 4to, plain wrappers printed in red and black, mild edgewear. signed limited edition, /spannumber 107 from an edition of 135. Belvés (Dordogne), 1961

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Lot 246: (MASON HILL PRESS.) Traherne, Thomas. One Hundred Meditations & Devotions Comprising the First Century 1637-1674

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Description: (MASON HILL PRESS.) Traherne, Thomas. One Hundred Meditations & Devotions Comprising the First Century 1637-1674 * The Revelation of St. John the Divine. Together, 2 limited editions. Each with beautiful large hand-colored initials in blue, red, orange, and green; second title with woodcut illustrations by Dignon. 8vo 1/4 vellum gilt and cloth, respectively; Norman J. Sondheim bookplates. Designed and printed by James Dignon. one of 75 and 130 unnumbered copies/span, respectively. Pownal, Vt., 1975; 1983

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MATISSE, HENRI. Portraits.

Lot 247: MATISSE, HENRI. Portraits.

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Description: MATISSE, HENRI. Portraits. French text. Lithographed frontispiece (Duthuit 670); 33 tipped-in color plates, 60 in black-and-white. 4to, publisher's pictorial wrappers with glassine dust jacket; text block loose from spine with a few loose leaves as often encountered; some faint offsetting and toning throughout; board chemise and slipcase, moderate wear; custom acrylic slide-top case, some scuffing. first edition. number 1217 of 2850 copies./span Monte-Carlo, 1954

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Lot 248: (McBEY, JAMES.) Hardie, Martin. Etchings and Dry Points from 1902 to 1924.

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Description: WITH SIGNED ETCHING (McBEY, JAMES.) Hardie, Martin. Etchings and Dry Points from 1902 to 1924. One original proof etching ("Artist and Model" Hardie 223) and reproductions with complete catalogue information. Small folio, original gilt-lettered 1/4 polished calf, spotted, slightly bowed; ex-library, with stamp and endpapers defective from earlier cellotaped dust jacket; print slightly toned along edges, but still clean as is rest of contents. number 475 of 500 copies signed by the publisher. sold as is./span London, 1925

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(MEXICAN ARTISTS.) Méndez, Leopoldo; editor. Mexican People.

Lot 249: (MEXICAN ARTISTS.) Méndez, Leopoldo; editor. Mexican People.

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Description: (MEXICAN ARTISTS.) Méndez, Leopoldo; editor. Mexican People. Set of 12 lithographs by Anguiano, Beltran, Bracho, Bustos, Mendez, O'Campo, O'Higgins, Pacheco, Zalce, including 2 printed in colors (tipped to mats outside of portfolio), each signed in pencil, lower margins and measuring 440x380 mm; 17 1/8x14 inches (sheets), full margins; 2 sheets of descriptive text. Folio, contents loose as issued in publisher's color pictorial board and cloth folder, moderate wear; some toning and creasing to text leaves, pastedown, and margins; print impressions strong. Edition of 250. New York: Associated American Artists, (1946)

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Lot 250: [MIGER, PIERRE-AUGUSTE-MARIE.] Les Ports de France peints par Joseph Vernet et [Jean-Francois] Huë. 1812

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Description: [MIGER, PIERRE-AUGUSTE-MARIE.] Les Ports de France peints par Joseph Vernet et [Jean-Francois] Huë. 2 etched portraits of the artists; 24 views of French ports after Vernet and Huë. [2], 126, [2] pages. 8vo, contemporary straight-grain morocco, joints and cover covers rubbed; scattered marginal foxing on text leaves, marginal dampstaining toward end affecting last plate. Paris, 1812

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