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ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKSPlatinum House
367 lots | 208 with images
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Description: MIRÓ, JOAN. Derrière le Miroir. Special Number 203: Sobreteixims. 2 double-page lithographs. Folio, lithographed wrappers; board chemise and slipcase; moderate wear, contents clean. number 29 of 150 copies signed by miró./span Paris: Maeght, 1973View additional info »
Description: MIRÓ, JOAN. El Vol de l'Alosa. Elds Poetes Mallorquins. 19 poems by Miquel Bota, Miguel Forteza, Guille Colom, Robert Graves (his only poem in Catalan), and others. Folio, color pictorial wrappers by Miró, some creasing and short clean tears along edges. Mallorca: Mossèn Alcover, 1973View additional info »
Description: MIRÓ, JOAN. Femmes. Text by Claude Simon. 23 color plates after wood engravings by Miró. Folio, contents loose as issued in plain mustard paper wrappers, few clean tears to turn-ins; original matching illustrated boards with red cloth ties, worn. first trade edition./span Paris: Maeght, 1965View additional info »
Description: (MIRÓ, JOAN.) Prévert, Jacques and Ribemont-Dessaignes, George. Joan Miró. French text. 7 color lithographed plates (4 folding); reproductions. 4to, stiff lithographed wrappers, light edgewear; acetate jacket; one folding plate with a few smudges at right margin. first edition./span A bright, well preserved copy. Paris, 1956View additional info »
Description: MOHOLY-NAGY, LASZLO. 60 Fotos/60 Photos/60 Photographies. Edited by Franz Roh. With reproductions of Moholy-Nagy's photograms, montages, abstractions, solarized images, and portraits. Slim 4to, photo-pictorial wrappers, lightly rubbed and soiled, backstrip extremities chipped with slight loss. Berlin, (1930)View additional info »
Description: MORAND, PAUL. Ouvert La Nuit * Ferme La Nuit. First volume with 6 pochoirs by Dufy, de la Fresnaye, Lhote, and others; the second volume with 5 color etchings and 26 sepia illustrations by Jules Pascin. 4to, original lettered wrappers, worn; tape remnants on pastedowns, contents shaken in bindings. Ouvert is number 214 of 305 copies on arches' Fermé is number 109 of 350 copies on Lafuma-Navarre. sold as is./span Paris: NRF, 1924; 1925View additional info »
Description: SPECIAL COPY (MOSCOWITZ, IRA.) Singer, Isaac Bashevis. Satan in Goray. Illustrated by Ira Moskowitz with 40 text illustrations, 10 original copperplate etchings, each Signed in pencil by Moskowitz, and a separate folder containing 9 original drawings and an extra Signed suite of plates. 4to, full red morocco gilt-tooled and with Singer's name stamped on lower front cover; dual compartment cloth slipcase. New York: Sweetwater Editions, (1981)View additional info »
Description: MOTHERWELL, ROBERT; editor. The Documents of 20th-Century Art. Group of 15 volumes. Additionally edited by Bernard Karpel and Arthur M. Cohen. Hundreds of reproductions. 8vo, cloth or wrappers; dust jackets as issued, scattered light wear but generally very good. Mixed editions. New York: Viking 1970sView additional info »
Description: (MOURLOT PRESS.) Lithographies de l'Atelier Mourlot. Lithographed plates by Buffet, Calder, Masson, Miró, Picasso, Matisse, Giacometti, and others. 4to, lithographed wrappers by Chagall, front cover detached, light finger soiling; binding glue dried as often encountered. One of 1000 unnumbered copies on Arches. London: Redfern Gallery, (1965)View additional info »
Lot 260: MOURLOT, FERNAND; and PRÉVERT, JACQUES. Souvenirs et Portraits d'Artistes. Le coeur à l'ouvrage.
Description: MOURLOT, FERNAND; and PRÉVERT, JACQUES. Souvenirs et Portraits d'Artistes. Le coeur à l'ouvrage. 25 lithographed plates by Braque, Buffet, Chagall, Cocteau, Derain, Matisse, Picasso, and many others; 19 in color. Plates measure 325x250 mm; 13x10 inches, (sheets). Folio, contents loose in lettered wrappers, toned; laid into original beige linen folding box. number 790 of 800 numbered copies/span on Velin d'Arches. Paris: Mourlot, 1972View additional info »
Description: MUNARI, BRUNO. Libro Illeggible. Red cotton thread woven throughout holes in each leaf. 8vo, black wrappers; glossy illustrated rose card dust jacket French folding flaps, a few minor creases, otherwise bright. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1967View additional info »
Description: NICHOLSON, WILLIAM. Twelve Portraits. First Series. 11 of 12 color woodcut portraits tipped to card (lacking James McNeill Whistler). Folio, plates loose as issued in publisher's green cloth portfolio, soiled and worn, ties lacking; card mounts variously dampsoiled, chipped, or toned; images clean. Additionally lacks title-page and contents leaf. Still, an increasingly rare edition./span New York: R. H. Russell, 1899View additional info »
Lot 263: (NONESUCH PRESS.) Dante Alighieri. La Divina Commedia or, The Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian and English.
Description: (NONESUCH PRESS.) Dante Alighieri. La Divina Commedia or, The Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian and English. 42 illustrations after drawings by Sandro Botticelli and printed by Daniel Jacomet. Thick 4to, gilt-stamped orange vellum, a few areas of mild discoloration, spine slightly faded as often encountered, lightly spotted, edges lightly rubbed; orange cloth slipcase. number 672 of 1475 copies./span London, 1928View additional info »
Description: (NONESUCH PRESS.) Homer. The Iliad [and] The Odyssey. Together, 2 volumes. Translated into English by Alexander Pope, with parallel text in Greek. Title-pages printed in black and red. Large 8vo, tan niger morocco with gilt rules and spine lettering, covers unevenly spotted and faded as often encountered; lack slipcases. Printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. Iliad is number 1110 of 1450 copies; Odyssey is 271 of 1300 copies. London, 1931View additional info »
Description: (OFFICINA BODONI.) Dürer, Albrecht. A Comedy of Terence called Andria. Illustrated with 25 woodcut illustrations by Fritz Kredel after Albrecht Dürer. Folio, original 1/4 vellum over cloth boards gilt, top edges gilt, acetate jacket, slipcase; publisher's prospectus, specimen page, and order slip laid in. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. Verona, 1971View additional info »
Lot 266: (OFFICINA BODONI.) Mardersteig, Giovanni. The Officina Bodoni: An Account of the Work of a Hand Press 1923-1977.
Description: (OFFICINA BODONI.) Mardersteig, Giovanni. The Officina Bodoni: An Account of the Work of a Hand Press 1923-1977. 2 volumes. Edited and translated by Hans Schmoller. Illustrations in text volume and the second volume with tipped-in original leaves from hand-printed books of the press. 4to, original gilt-stamped morocco-backed cloth; publisher's slipcase. Verona, (1975)View additional info »
Description: (OFFICINA BODONI.) Michelangelo Buonarroti. Poesie. Small folio, yellow vellum stamped with gilt printer's device on cover, gilt-lettered spine label, joints starting; bookplate of Norman J. Sondheim and Doris L. Benz. one of 175 unnumbered copies./span Montagnola, 1923View additional info »
Lot 268: (OLD MASTER DRAWINGS.) Bock, Elfried. Die Zeichnungen in der Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen.
Description: (OLD MASTER DRAWINGS.) Bock, Elfried. Die Zeichnungen in der Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen. 2 volumes. 613 full-page plates, 302 multi-image plates, and 29 text illustrations. 4to, 1/4 vellum over boards, light wear; ex-library with spine stamps, numbers, and bookmarks, plates unmarked. Frankfurt 1929View additional info »
Lot 269: (OLD MASTERS.) Bacheret, Alponse. Une Centaine de Peintres: The Works of One Hundred Great Masters, Engraved, with Descriptive Text. Ed
Description: (OLD MASTERS.) Bacheret, Alponse. Une Centaine de Peintres: The Works of One Hundred Great Masters, Engraved, with Descriptive Text. Edition de Grand Luxe. 3 volumes. 103 engravings on India and mounted, with descriptive text on facing leaves. Elephant folio, original deluxe 3/4 brown gilt extra Morocco featuring paint palette in multi-color calf in center in each volume, scuffed and rubbed; scattered foxing and dampsoiling, heaviest to gutters in rear of Volume 1; interiors mostly clean; ex-library, with bookplates, penciled numbers, and stamps in rear, internally unmarked; charming hand-made bookplate of a gold printed tree leaf created for the book by the original subscriber. Not collated and sold as is. number 929 of 1200 copies/span printed for Mr. Alex McDonald of Cincinnati, Ohio. Philadelphia: George Barrie, (1900)View additional info »
Lot 270: (ORIENTAL ART--CERAMICS.) Bushell, S. W. Oriental Ceramic Art illustrated by Examples from the Collection of W. T. Walters.
Description: A "TOUR DE FORCE IN CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY" (ORIENTAL ART--CERAMICS.) Bushell, S. W. Oriental Ceramic Art illustrated by Examples from the Collection of W. T. Walters. 10 volumes. Portrait and 116 stunning chromolithographed plates by Louis Prang. Folio, 558x412 mm, contents loose as issued in original cloth-backed bright yellow pictorial board portfolios with green and red dragons on the covers; ex-library, with stamps, numbers, and bookplates, plates unmarked; volumes 1, 2, and 7 severely dampstained and defective, including plates; the unaffected volumes have minor mostly marginal foxing. A gorgeous set that must unfortunately be sold as is./span New York: Appleton, 1897View additional info »
Description: OROZCO, JOSE CLEMENTE. 20 Dibujos . . . de la Exposicion de Agosto de 1945. 19 offset lithograph plates plus pictorial title-page. Large thin folio, printed wrappers, some splits along spine; board folio, moderate wear to extremities, re-backed with buckram, library titling along spine; ex-library, with stamps and numbers, internally unmarked. number 154 of 400 copies./span Mexico, 1945View additional info »
Lot 272: OTTLEY, WILLIAM YOUNG. A Collection of One Hundred and Twenty-Nine Facsimiles of Scarce and Curious Prints
Description: OTTLEY, WILLIAM YOUNG. A Collection of One Hundred and Twenty-Nine Facsimiles of Scarce and Curious Prints by the Early Masters of the Italian, German and Flemish Schools Illustrative of the History of Engraving. Engraved frontispiece, 143 plates, many tipped-in. Large folio, 1/2 vellum backed on blue-gray boards, gilt morocco lettering piece on spine, edge and shelfwear to covers with a few short splits; front hinge cracked. Revised Second Edition, the Large Paper copy. London, 1828View additional info »
Description: (PAPERMAKING.) Graham, Rigby; illustrator. In Favour of Bundling * The Paper Makers Craft. Text by Oliver Bayldon. Together, 2 volumes. Folio, original bindings. Number 39 of 200 copies, and number 181 of "less than four hundred copies" (as stated on colophon), signed by printer John Mason. Leicester, 1961; 1965View additional info »
Description: (PAPERMAKING.) Hunter, Dard. A Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea, and China. 2 line drawings and 66 gravure illustrations from photographs; 50 paper specimens bound at rear. 4to, 1/4 black morocco stamped in gilt and red, over patterned boards, extremities rubbed; ex-library, with bookplates, stamps, and numbers, internally unmarked; pamphlet from the Japan Paper Company, July 1936 laid in. number 319 of 375 copies signed by hunter and printer, elmer adler./span New York: Pynson Printers, 1936View additional info »
Description: SPECIAL COPY (PAPERMAKING.) Mason, John. Twelve by Eight Papers: More Papers Hand Made by John Mason. 37 tipped-in samples of papers Mason made from plants and fabrics including bed sheets, walnut tree trunk, parsley stems, wallflower, leaves, and other material, each printed from an outstanding English printer. Folio, white vellum Linson boards. New York: Chiswick Book Shop, 1966View additional info »
Description: (PAPERMAKING.) Morris, Henry; editor. Dard Hunter & Son. Plates, illustrations, and paper samples. Folio, 1/4 black morocco with spine label; publisher's cloth folding box. number 58 of 225 copies./span Newtown, 1998View additional info »
Lot 277: (PAPERMAKING.) Parrot, Gray. Thirty-Four Marbled Papers Decorated and Arranged by Gray Parrot.
Description: (PAPERMAKING.) Parrot, Gray. Thirty-Four Marbled Papers Decorated and Arranged by Gray Parrot. Individual samples of marbled paper tipped-in and one large folding 6-panel sheet. Folio, 1/4 green morocco over marbled boards, gilt-lettered black calf spine label; teal green cloth clamshell box with calf spine label. Hancock, Maine, 1994View additional info »
Description: (PASCIN, JULES.) Mac Orlan, Pierre. Tombeau de Pascin. 6 etched plates, 1 woodcut, and 1 engraved plate by Pascin. 4to, printed wrappers, light wear to spine ends and tips, light spotting along fore edge of covers; scattered offsetting; glassine dust jacket; custom russet buckram folding box, moderately worn. number 128 of 150 copies./span (Paris, 1944)View additional info »
Description: (PASCIN, JULES.) Warnod, André. Pascin. Preface by Pierre Mac Orlan. 13 color and 18 black-and-white plates, plus 3 original engravings/span ("La plage," "Hommage aux dames fortes," "L'enfant prodigue buvant"), each numbered 41/1000 in pencil, lower right. 4to, book in original illustrated wrappers; soft crease to lower outer corners, engravings loose in separate printed folder laid in; board chemise and slipcase, browned and edgeworn. number 41 of only 100 copies containing the 3 original engravings/span from a total edition of 2000. Paris: André Sauret, (1954)View additional info »
Description: PECHSTEIN, MAX; illustrator. Reisebilder. Suite of 50 full-page illustrations devoted to views of Italy and the South Seas. Oblong 4to, tan cloth stamped in green, scattered staining, finger-soiling; chalk residue to gutters of front and rear endpapers. number 436 of 800 copies, signed by pechstein on the limitation./span Berlin, 1919View additional info »
Description: (PENNYROYAL PRESS.) Carroll, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Printed in red, black and blue. Illustrated by Barry Moser throughout (including one color folding-plate) and with a separate initialled wood-engraved plate of the Mad Hatter in a separate matching portfolio. Tall 4to, publisher's red cloth; slipcase, minor shelfwear. Berkeley: Pennyroyal Press for The University of Calif. Press, 1982View additional info »
Description: (PETERDI, GABOR.) Ciardi, John. A Genesis. 15 poems by Ciardi and 15 Signed and numbered color etchings by Peterdi. Prints measure 508x369 mm; 20x14 1/4 inches, sheets, full margins. Folio, contents loose as issued in printed wrappers; gilt-lettered fern green cloth clamshell box. number 67 copies on arches/span from a total edition of 150. New York: Touchstone, (1967)View additional info »
Description: FRANK CAPRA'S COPY (PICASSO, PABLO.) Aristophanes. Lysistrata. 6 etched plates and numerous illustrations in sanguine, by Picasso. Small folio, publisher's color pictorial boards, unusually bright and with publisher's chemise, but lacking the slipcase. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934View additional info »
Description: PICASSO, PABLO. Guernica. 24-page illustrated introduction and commentary by Marie-Laure Bernadac. 42 color facsimiles of the studies by Picasso on paper, each mounted within 31 folio-sized mats, some images matted singly, other mats containing two images. Elephant folio, contents loose as issued within a clamshell box lettered in white and with a color facsimile cover label of the wailing woman. New York: Abrams, 1990View additional info »
Description: (PICASSO, PABLO.) Level, André. Souvenirs d'un Collectionneur. Lithographed frontispiece by Picasso; 2 plates reproducing manuscripts by Guillaume Apollinaire and Max Jacob. Half-title. 4to, original wrappers; contents clean; glassine dust jacket. roman number 43 of 100 copies for presentation,/span from an edition of 2200. Paris: Alain C. Mazo, 1959View additional info »
Description: PICASSO, PABLO. Linoleum Cuts; Bacchanals, Women, Bulls & Bullfighters. Introduction by Wilhelm Boeck. 45 richly inked color plates. Oblong folio, pictorially stamped linen; small puncture to lower front hinge; original slipcase with pictorial onlay, browned and rubbed along edges. New York: Abrams, (1962)View additional info »
Description: (PICASSO, PABLO.) Mourlot, Fernand. Picasso Lithographe. 8 lithographs by Picasso, including covers; profusion of reproductions. 4 volumes. Folio, original wrappers; contents clean; glassine dust jackets, with portions missing from Volume 1 and 2 front panels and Volume 3 rear panel. Monte Carlo, (1949-50-64-64)View additional info »
Description: (PICASSO, PABLO.) Picasso's Sketchbook. Facsimile sketchbook with 25 leaves of color and black-and-white drawings. Folio, original spiral-bound boards. Accompanying text booklet with Foreword by Georges Boudaille, housed together in original board chemise, toned along edges, bump with 1/4-inch tears to top of covers; printed plastic jacket. One of 1000 unnumbered copies. New York: Abrams; and Paris: Éditions Cercle d'Art, (1960)View additional info »
Description: (PICASSO, PABLO.) Toros y Toreros. Text by Miguel Dominguin and Georges Boudaille. Color and black-and-white reproductions. Folio, color pictorial white cloth, spine toned, tips bumped; publisher's slipcase, browned. first trade edition./span (Paris): Éditions Cercle d'Art, 1961View additional info »
Description: (PICASSO, PABLO.) Verve. Volume VIII, number 29/30. French Edition. With an appreciation by Rebecca West. 16 color lithographed plates, heliogravures, and numerous reproductions. Folio, boards, spine ends a bit toned and edges slightly nicked; scattered toning to plates and some light creasing. Paris, 1954View additional info »
Lot 291: (PICASSO, PABLO.) Verve. Volume 7, Number 25/26 (à Vallauris) * Volume 8, Number 29/30 (Suite de 180 Dessins).
Description: (PICASSO, PABLO.) Verve. Volume 7, Number 25/26 (à Vallauris) * Volume 8, Number 29/30 (Suite de 180 Dessins). Together, 2 volumes. 16 lithographed plates by Picasso (1 in first volume; 15 in second.) Folio, original covers, worn, gentle crease to upper outer margins of 29/30. Paris, 1954View additional info »
Description: (PORCELAIN.) Garnier, Édouard. The Soft Porcelain of Sèvres. 50 chromolithographed plates with lettered tissue guards showing 250 images of tea sets, jardinieres, decorative pieces, cups and saucers, furniture plaques, vases, and more. Folio, publisher's gilt-stamped blue silk, some light toning and rubbing along edges; splits between a few gatherings, scattered foxing, mostly to front and rear matter; publisher's box, defective; ex-library, with spine and internal numbers, and bookplate, plates unmarked. first edition in english./span London: John C. Nimmo, 1892View additional info »
Description: (POSTER ART.) Frenzel, H. K.; and Schubert, Walter F. Ludwig Hohlwein. German and English text. 65 color plates and 223 black-and-white reproductions of posters. 4to, publisher's gilt-lettered sky blue cloth; bookseller ticket of Boston Book and Art Shop. scarce first and only edition of the only monograph on hohlwein./span Berlin, 1926View additional info »
Description: (POSTER ART.) Gallo, Max. The Poster in History. 450 illustrations including 259 in color. 4to, buckram; dust jacket. A classic reference work first published in Italian, here translated by Bruni Mayor, and with an essay by Carlo Arturo Quintavalle. New York, 1974View additional info »
Description: (POSTER ART.) Maillard, Léon. Menus & Programmes illustrés. 19 lithographs, each supplied in two states, uncolored and colored, numerous black-and-white illustrations throughout, one engraving. 4to, rebound in buff linen with panels from original green and white Mucha illustrated wrappers mounted to covers and spine, original color version of wrappers bound in; scattered light foxing. Lithographs printed by Imprimerie Chaix and Eugène Verneaux. one of only 25 copies on china paper./span This, number 47 from a total edition of 1000. Paris: Boudet; Tallandier, 1898View additional info »
Lot 296: (POSTER ART.) Maindron, Ernest. Les Affiches illustrées * Les Affiches illustrées (1886-1895) * Les Affiches Étrangères illustrées.
Description: FIRST MAJOR STUDY OF THE POSTER AS ART (POSTER ART.) Maindron, Ernest. Les Affiches illustrées * Les Affiches illustrées (1886-1895) * Les Affiches Étrangères illustrées. Together, 3 volumes (complete). 20, 64, and 62 chromolithographs, respectively, and numerous reproductions by Boutet de Monvel, Mucha, Chéret, Bauwens, Steinlen, Grasset Hayashi, La Forgue, Meier-Graefe, Pennell, and others. Large 4to, uniform 3/4 burgundy morocco handsomely gilt along spines, some moderate rubbing; original wrappers bound in, scattered light toning and finger soiling; first volume with early bookseller's description stapled to front blank. Paris, 1886, 1896, 1897View additional info »
Lot 297: (POSTER ART.) Price, Charles Matlack. Poster Design: A Critical Study of the Development of the Poster in Continental Europe, England,
Description: (POSTER ART.) Price, Charles Matlack. Poster Design: A Critical Study of the Development of the Poster in Continental Europe, England, and America. New and Enlarged Edition. 65 reproductions in color, 150 black-and-white illustrations, with works by Beardsley, Bonnard, Chéret, Hohlwein, Parrish, Penfield, Steinlen, and many others. Thick 4to, russet cloth with paper cover label and gilt-lettered spine, mild rubbing to extremities; rear hinge cracked. New York, 1913View additional info »
Description: (POSTER ART.) Schnackenberg, Walter. Schnackenberg: Kostüme / Plakate und Dekorationen. Introductory text by Oskar Bie. 43 plates, most beautifully colored in pochoir, some heightened in gold. Folio, original publisher's pictorial cloth-backed boards, some minor surface scratches and light soiling; bookseller's ticket of Juliuys Wisotzki on pastedown. Second Edition. Munich, 1922View additional info »
Description: WITH ALL PRINTS SIGNED BY ARTISTS (PRINT SOCIETY.) Hubbard, Hesketh. How to Distinguish Prints. 16 tipped-in illustrations of various printing processes and 16 original prints, each signed by the artist/span in pencil, lower right, by such artists as John F. Greenwood, Thomas Blaylock, E. Marsden Wilson, Leslie M. Ward, Iain MacNab, Hugh Paton, Cecil Leslie, Alfred Palmer, Edward W. Charlton, and the author, each with lettered tissue guards. Small folio, 1/2 white cloth over light blue boards, soiled and rubbed; scattered light internal foxing and toning, but plates generally clean and bright except for MacNab's "La Fue Neuve, Auray, Brittany" which is dampstained. Woodgreen Common, Wiltshire: The Print Society, 1926View additional info »
Lot 300: (PRINTING.) Johnson, John. Typographia, or the Printers' Instructor: Including an Account of the Origin of Printing.
Description: (PRINTING.) Johnson, John. Typographia, or the Printers' Instructor: Including an Account of the Origin of Printing. 2 volumes. Portrait of Caxton, Johnson, and additional plates. Small thick 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco gilt, rebacked, retaining original backstrips, moderate wear. Index at end of each volume. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824View additional info »