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Auction Description for Swann: ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
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Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2289 - Art, Press & Illustrated Books - begins at 1:30pm in New York on Thurs, October 11. All material in Sale 2289 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows - Sat, Oct 6: 10am to 4pm - Mon, Oct 8: 10am to 6pm - Tues, Oct 9: 10am to 6pm - Wed, Oct 10: 10am to 6pm - Thurs, Oct 11: 10am to Noon.

ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

(367 Lots)

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 351: (VERVE.) Group of 6 volumes.

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Description: (VERVE.) Group of 6 volumes. Each with original lithographed plates by Matisse, Derain, Braque, Léger, Rouault, Miró, Bonnard, Klee, and others. Folio, original pictorial wrappers, variously worn; internally clean and bright with occasional light finger soiling and soft creases. Paris, vd

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Lot 352: (VIENNA SECESSION.) Ver Sacrum: Organ der Vereinigung Bildender Kuenstler Oesterreichs.

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Description: (VIENNA SECESSION.) Ver Sacrum: Organ der Vereinigung Bildender Kuenstler Oesterreichs. Two issues: I Jahrgang, heft 4 * II Jahrgang, heft 10. Illustrations by Hoffmann, Liebermann, Bacher, Kurzweil, Pirner, and others. 4to, original illustrated wrappers, spines rubbed with some separation, slight toning; contents loose in first volume. Vienna: 1898; Leipzig, [1899]

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(VILLON, JACQUES.) Hésiod. Les Travaux et les Jours.

Lot 353: (VILLON, JACQUES.) Hésiod. Les Travaux et les Jours.

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Description: (VILLON, JACQUES.) Hésiod. Les Travaux et les Jours. 23 etchings including 4 in color, 384x226 mm; 15 1/4x11 1/4 inches, sheets, full margins. Folio, contents loose as issued in lettered wrappers; peach board chemise and slipcase, edgeworn; contents clean and prints bright. number 158 of 180 copies signed by villon./span Paris: Tériade, (1962)

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Lot 354: VOLLARD, AMBROISE. Souvenirs d'un Marchand de Tableaux. 1937. One of 35.

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Description: VOLLARD, AMBROISE. Souvenirs d'un Marchand de Tableaux. 24 plates reproducing works by Renoir, Gauguin, Picasso, and others. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 red morocco, original wrappers bound in; scattered foxing, marginally affecting some plates. first edition. number 10 of only 35 copies/span on papier vergé de Rives. Paris: Albin Michel, 1937

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Lot 355: (VUILLARD, ÉDOUARD.) Roger-Marx, Claude. L'Oeuvre Gravé de Vuillard.

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Description: (VUILLARD, ÉDOUARD.) Roger-Marx, Claude. L'Oeuvre Gravé de Vuillard. 67 plates of Vuillard's work between 1893 and 1924, many in color, printed by Mourlot. 4to, color pictorial wrappers over flexible boards, spine toned and chipped at ends; contents clean; lacks glassine wrapper and slipcase. number 940 of 2500 copies on vélin renage/span (the total edition). Paris: Sauret, 1948

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WARHOL, ANDY. 25 Cats Name Sam and One Blue Pussy.

Lot 356: WARHOL, ANDY. 25 Cats Name Sam and One Blue Pussy.

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Description: BEAUTIFUL COPY OF CATS WARHOL, ANDY. 25 Cats Name Sam and One Blue Pussy. 18 lithographs (including cover) by Warhol on Arches paper, vividly hand-colored using Dr. Martin's ink washes, with calligraphy after Warhol's mother, Julia Warhola. Small 4to, 228x150 mm; 9x5 7/8 inches, cream-colored leatherette with hand-colored lithographed label laid down on front cover, marked "Blair" in Warhol's hand, lower left, and with usual light toning and wrinkling; common occasional very light creasing, wrinkling, or usual residual ink on versos (not affecting plate rectos); with laid-in advertisement for warhol's golden slipper show/span, 21 January 1957 at the Bodley Gallery in New York. [New York]: Printed by Seymour Berlin, [1954]

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(WARHOL, ANDY.) Antin, David; and Rothenberg, Jerome. Some / Thing. Volume II, No. 1, Winter 1966.

Lot 357: (WARHOL, ANDY.) Antin, David; and Rothenberg, Jerome. Some / Thing. Volume II, No. 1, Winter 1966.

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Description: (WARHOL, ANDY.) Antin, David; and Rothenberg, Jerome. Some / Thing. Volume II, No. 1, Winter 1966. Illustrated throughout with artistic collages from photographs, drawings, and more, ghosted behind text. 8vo, original color offset lithographed wrappers designed by Warhol forming perforated "Bomb Hanoi" stickers, some short tears at perforations; small crease to lower outer corner of front wrapper and larger crease to upper outer of rear wrapper. New York: Antin & Rothenberg, 1966

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WARHOL, ANDY. Interview Magazine.Volume XV, Number 8.

Lot 358: WARHOL, ANDY. Interview Magazine.Volume XV, Number 8.

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Description: WARHOL, ANDY. Interview Magazine.Volume XV, Number 8. Photographic illustrations throughout. Folio, original wrappers with Molly Ringwald cover portrait by Richard Bernstein, signed by Warhol, vertically along left. New York, 1985

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Lot 359: (WARSHAWSKY, ABEL GEORGE.) Wilson, Robert Forrest. The Art of A. G. Warshawsky.

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Description: (WARSHAWSKY, ABEL GEORGE.) Wilson, Robert Forrest. The Art of A. G. Warshawsky. Reproductions of Twenty-Four Paintings in Paris, Brittany, Provence, Normandy, Venice and The Island of Mallorca. 24 plates tipped to captioned mounts in purple text. Folio, contents loose as issued in lettered wrappers, spine torn; publisher's portfolio case, worn; ex-library, with stamps, bookplates, and numbers, plates unmarked. number 28 of 258 copies. this copy warmly inscribed and signed by warshawsky to photographer jane reece on colophon./span (Paris, 1927)

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WERKMAN, H. L. Group of 4 works, inlcuding an original ex-libris design.

Lot 360: WERKMAN, H. L. Group of 4 works, inlcuding an original ex-libris design.

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Description: WERKMAN, H. L. Group of 4 works, inlcuding an original ex-libris design. Illustrated by Werkman. Various sizes, original bindings. Condition varies but generally very good. Ex-collection Arthur and Elaine Lustig Cohen of Ex-Libris, with their bookplates in most. Vp, vd

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Lot 361: (WHISTLER, JAMES McNEILL.) Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler.

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Description: (WHISTLER, JAMES McNEILL.) Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz. Hundreds of tipped-in collotype reproductions. Text volume and 5 plate volumes. Large 4to, 3/4 brown morocco gilt, scattered light wear; hinge starting on text volume. Uniformly bound with Way, Thomas R. The Lithographs by Whistler. 166 plates and catalogue description. Together, 7 volumes. each published in an edition of 400. ex-collection marshall field/span with his bookplates. New York: Grolier Club, 1910; and Kennedy & Co., 1914

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Lot 362: (WHISTLER, JAMES McNEILL.) Spink, Nesta R.; et al. The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler.

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Description: (WHISTLER, JAMES McNEILL.) Spink, Nesta R.; et al. The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler. Hundreds of plates with catalogue descriptions. 2 volumes. Folio, 1/2 cloth over pictorial boards; slipcase. The definitive catalogue raisonné of the lithographs. Chicago and New York: The Art Institute of Chicago, (1998)

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Lot 363: (WHITTINGTON PRESS.) Shakespeare, William. Sonnets.

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Description: (WHITTINGTON PRESS.) Shakespeare, William. Sonnets. Woodcut frontispiece, title-page vignette, and tail-piece by John Lawrence; decorative initial letters in blue, green, and burgundy. 8vo, full red Nigerian Goatskin by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for Asprey with gilt-stamped arms device in center of front cover, top edge and turn-ins gilt; floral endpapers. number 156 of 350 copies./span [London:] Printed for Asprey & Co., (1979)

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(WIENER WERKSTÄTTE.) Czeschka, Otto. Kabarett Fledermaus.

Lot 364: (WIENER WERKSTÄTTE.) Czeschka, Otto. Kabarett Fledermaus.

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Description: (WIENER WERKSTÄTTE.) Czeschka, Otto. Kabarett Fledermaus. 4 color plates designed by Oskar Kokoschka, Berthold Löffler, and two by Fritz Zeyman. [22] pages. Original stapled color pictorial wrappers measuring 241x235 mm; 9 3/4x9 1/4 inches; a few small marks on plates, otherwise unusually bright. Vienna, 1906

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(WOMEN.) Baudelaire, Charles. Femmes Damnées.

Lot 365: (WOMEN.) Baudelaire, Charles. Femmes Damnées.

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Description: (WOMEN.) Baudelaire, Charles. Femmes Damnées. One original watercolor Signed by E. Bracquemond, 9 woodcut plates, and an extra suite in bistre. Small folio, contents loose as issued in original paper folder with color woodcut illustration on front cover, only mild rubbing along spine and edges; foxing to watercolor margins, front blank, and half-title; board slipcase, worn. number 10 of only 50 copies with the signed watercolor and extra suite/span from a total edition of 300. Paris: René Kieffer, (1946)

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Lot 366: (WOODCUTS--FRENCH.) Group of 3 volumes from the collection of Maurice Raynal.

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Description: (WOODCUTS--FRENCH.) Group of 3 volumes from the collection of Maurice Raynal. Woodcut illustrations by Galanis, Rouquet, and Lhote. Thin folios, original pictorial wrappers, soiled; scattered moderate wear; most plates clean. Should be seen. Paris, 1920s

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YELLOW BOOK: An Illustrated Quarterly.

Lot 367: YELLOW BOOK: An Illustrated Quarterly.

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Description: THE YELLOW BOOK: An Illustrated Quarterly. Artistic and literary contributions by Aubrey Beardsley, Walter Crane, Max Beerbohm, Kenneth Grahame, Henry James, and others. 13 volumes (all published), a few volumes partially unopened. 4to, original pictorial yellow cloth, intermittent light shelfwear, spines slightly darkened, later acetate dust jackets; Otis Skinner Blodget bookplate to each volume. an unusually nice set /spanof the most important of the decadent British literary periodicals of the late 1890s. London and Boston, 1894-97

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