Lot 12: Of utmost rarity! Alechinsky's earliest book illustrations

Adams Amsterdam Auctions

May 14, 2018
Amsterdam, Netherlands

More About this Item


Description: - ALECHINSKY, Pierre (Belgian 1927) and Anonymous. Histoire de la lune. Petit conte australien. [Brussels, E.N.S.A.A.D., 1946]. Leporello, folded 20.4 x 18.5 cm. in custom made printed cardboard portfolio (Binderij Phoenix). With five original woodcuts by Alechinsky. Typography by Lode Opdebeek, 30 copies printed in orange and black. Signed, numbered '21/30' and dated 'mai 1946' by Alechinsky (back cover). Waterstains (back cover), browned (along margin front cover), small strip of paper missing (lower right corner), tiny fold (lower left corner). 8 p. Imperfections hardly affecting text and prints.
Dimensions: Unfolded size 20.4 x 73 cm.
Literature: Frédéric Charron and Patrice Cotensin. The Complete Books 2
Provenance: Collection Gert Jan Hemmink, Amstelveen
Notes: The text was taken from Labyrinthe, a periodical published by Albert Skira, Genève, 1946.
Request more information

Payment

Accepted forms of payment: MasterCard, Visa, Wire Transfer
Shipping: The auction house will ship, at the expense and risk of the buyer.
Buyer's Premium
27.2%
From: To: Increment:
€0 €99 €5
€100 €199 €10
€200 €299 €20
€300 €499 €25
€500 €999 €50
€1,000 €1,999 €100
€2,000 €4,999 €200
€5,000 €9,999 €500
€10,000+ €1,000
Premium & Taxes: Winning bidders pay a buyer's premium of 24.2% over the hammer price including all taxes, plus the 3% online transaction fee charged by Invaluable.
Payment: Payments are accepted by bank transfer, Maestro, VP, Visa, Mastercard and cash.
Shipping Terms: The auction house will ship, at the expense and risk of the buyer.
View full terms and conditions