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Modern Illustrated & Press Books

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

360 lots

January 31, 1991

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 1: ALASTAIR Fifty Drawings. Introduction by Carl Van Vechten. 50 plates by Alastair, some in

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Description: color. 4to, 1/4 cloth, spine faded. ONE OF 1025 COPIES. New York, 1925.

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Lot 2: ALCUIN PRESS Housman, A. E. A Shropshire Lad. 8vo, pigskin, dark-ened; printed in red and

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Description: black; top edges gilt; slipcase. ONE OF 325 NUMBERED COPIES. (London, 1929).

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Lot 3: THE ANIMAL KINGDOM a Truthful Presentation of Animal Life. 31 "Orthovis" three-dimensional

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Description: illustrations. 4to, cloth, rear cover rubbed. 2 pairs of "Orthoscope" 3-D glasses in pocket tipped to front pastedown. Chicago: Orthovis Company, (1933) An early example of 3-D book illustration.

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Lot 4: ALLEN PRESS Byron, Lord. A Venetian Story. Introduced by Eleanor M. Garvey and Philip Hofer.

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Description: 35 plates after 18th-century engravings. Oblong folio; contents loose as issued in batik cloth portfolio; cloth folding case. ONE OF 150 COPIES. (Kentfield), 1963.

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Lot 5: ANGELO, VALENTI Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. Illustrated by Angelo. 8vo, 1/2

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Description: gilt-lettered morocco; unopened; slipcase. ONE OF 1000 NUMBERED COPIES. Printed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn. New York, 1928.

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