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Datum der Auktion: 25.07.2019

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3 promotional posters from the Fraenkel Gallery 1 signed

3 posters. Each illustrated from photographs. 51x41 cm (20x16"). Includes posters featuring the work of Robert Adams, Garry Winogrand, and Lee Friedlander. The Robert Adams poster is signed by the photographer. A collection of promotional posters for exhibits at San Francisco's Fraenkel Gallery

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Manon Lescaut, 1928 illustrations by Alastair

Translated from the French by D.C. Moylan. Introduction by Arthur Symons. Illustrated with 11 plates printed in red & black from designs by Alastair; printed glassine guards. (folio) 31.5x25 cm, (12½x10") original tan cloth with blindstamped title and spine. No. 270 of 1850 copies. Alastair is the

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Buzz Co. advert booklet for Cecil Aldin's Dogs

12 pp. 17x9 cm. (6½x3½"), staplebound pamphlet in the shape of a dog. Rare die-cut booklet from Buzza, advertising Cecil Aldin's Dog's, "The Most Sensational Christmas Card Box Assortment Ever Created

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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The Book of Ruth and Boaz, Valenti Angelo, 1949

Illustrated title page and calligraphic initials in deep blue and illuminated by Angelo. (8vo) 25x16 cm (9¾x6¼"), quarter Japan vellum & brownish-rose boards, spine lettered in gilt. No. 100 of 150 copies. Signed by Valenti Angelo in the Colophon. Printed greeting card from Angelo laid in, inscribed

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Signed Karel Appel lithograph, abstract figure

Lithograph. L'Oeuvre Gravée embossment at lower left margin. Image: 64x49 cm (25¼x19¼"); paper: 76.2x55.8 cm (30x22"). No. 114 of an edition of 120 prints signed and dated by the artist. Christiaan Karel Appel was a Dutch painter, sculptor, and poet. He was one of the founders of the avant-garde

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Nobuyoshi Araki To the Past

Profusely illustrated from photographs. 23.5x33.8 cm (9¼x13¼"), linen stamped in silver with lettering in negative, stamped with label of two gekkos in halftone, presented in pictorial folding box and title band. First Edition. One of 350 copies. A limited edition retrospective of the equally famous

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Illustrated folio edition of Orlando Furioso, 1730

2 volumes in 1. [50], 576; [4], [400] pp. With 52 copper-engraved plates including the portrait. (folio) 39.8x28 cm (15½x11"), period full vellum. Magnificent illustrated edition of Ariosto's classic epic poem. The second volume titled "Opere di M. Lodovico Ariosto ... tomo secondo," and contains

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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A Glimpse of Thomas Traherne

Illustrated by Ann Brunskill with color lithographed title, and eight color lithographs in text. Handset type on BFK Rives paper. (folio) 45x31.5 cm (17¾x12¼), loose sheets in blue paper folder and yellow cloth clamshell box. No. 30 of 100 copies, signed by the illustrator

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Four artists' books by Mary Redington Stent

Four fine press limited editions cloth-bound in various formats. Juan Made a Wish: A Child's Picture Book for Certain Special Grown-ups; Mary's Tent: A Christmas Circus Book; Ramayana: A Monkey's Tale; Sri Krishna. None of the present volumes are listed in OCLC/WorldCat. Comprises: Juan Made a Wish

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Polychromatic Decoration in the Medieval Styles 1882

vi, [2], 32 pp. 36 color plates, some with gilt. Includes introductory text and annotations for each plate. 40x29 cm (16x11") bound in library's brown cloth, gilt spine. The processes of oil painting, tempera, and wax painting are discussed, as well as design transfer and execution and design and

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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The Art of Lyle V. Ball - two editions w/original print

2 volumes. Each: [xii], 100, [5] pp. Illustrated throughout with sepia and color full page illustrations. (Oblong 4to). First Editions. Includes: Quarter calf and illustrated cloth. One of 200 copies. Full calf. One of 50 Deluxe copies. Both copies signed by the artist at the half-title. Included is

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Barnard's Theory and Practice of Water Colour

286 pp. Illustrated with 29 of 30 tinted or colored lithographs. 27x19.5 cm. Green cloth decoratively stamped in gilt and blind. All edges gilt. New and Enlarged Edition. Designs, color diagrams, woodcuts and chromolithographs illustrating this classic treatise on watercolour, using the Leighton

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Two insect etchings from Leonard Baskin, AP

Two etchings on a single sheet, one in color, one b&w. Images: 12.5X17 cm (5x6¾"), 9.8x18 cm (4x7"); sheet: 32.6x24.5 cm (12¾x9¾"), matted: 43.2x38 cm (17x15"). Artist's Proof. Signed by the artist at lower right. The Gehenna Press, founded by Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) in 1942, was located in

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Beatles multi-fold promotional poster, 1964

Individual promo shots with three group portraits of the Fab Four all on one 8 panel fold-out poster. 47.5x133.5 cm (18¾x52½

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Original drawing by Arnold Beauvais

Pencil drawing, signed in black ink. 18x11 cm (7x4½"). Matted and framed. 34x26 cm (13x10"). Scarce original pencil drawing by the main artist for Super Detective Library. The undated drawing is signed at the bottom "V. Beauvais." Arnold's middle name was Victor. The surreal drawing features a

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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La Renaissance en Italie: Architecture et Décoration, 1930

2 vol. in one. 12 pp. 80 loose photographic plates. ¼ green cloth with boards printed in light and dark green, ties at sides. Photographs of Italian Renaissance architecture by Guido Biagi. Due to the size and/or weight of this lot extra shipping and/or handling charges may apply

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Rare illustrates Hebrew work

30 pp. With 10 full-page colored illustrations. 28.8x22.8 cm (11¼x9"), unbound signatures within boards that are connected with (possibly later) ribbon ties. Ten dramatic hand-colored plates by Menachem Birnbaum. Text in Hebrew with German translation prepared by the artist’s brother, Uriel

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Moses by Uriel Birnbaum, 1924

50 full page color illustrations. 30.5x23.4 cm, cloth stamped and ruled in gilt on cover, cover portrait of Moses in black with black lettering on spine, illustrated color endpapers. Uriel Birnbaum was an Austrian painter, caricaturist, writer and poet. He was severely injured during World War I. He

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Mahlon Blaine's scarce Venus Sardonica 1/50

50 etchings in red cloth portfolio with red silk ties. 33x23 cm (12x9"). One of an edition of 50 copies. Illustrator of John Steinbeck and Edgar Rice Burroughs by day, arch-bohemian artist Mahlon Blaine moonlighted as a pornographer. Continuing the decadent tradition of Aubrey Beardsley, this

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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William Blake illustrates The Grave, 3rd Edition

Frontis portrait of Blake after Phillips, engraved title-page, and eleven plates. (Small folio) 19th century brown half calf over brown cloth boards, black leather label, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Later facsimile edition of the small folio edition of 1813; Third Edition overall. The

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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4 titles from The American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

32 volumes. (8vo), wrappers. Includes: Seville-Berryman, Florence. Early American bookplates. Illustrated throughout. Wrappers printed in red and green. Reprinted from the 1925 year-book of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers. 1925. (8 copies). King, Phyllis. The Bookplates of

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Thirteen bookplate designs by Hasip Pektas

16 prints of ex-libris designs. Mostly woodcut prints on thick paper, in various colors. Various sizes, but sheets generally 15x18 cm (6x7"). Each print one of a limitation of 20 or 25, and with the artist's ink stamp on the verso. Each print signed and numbered (one of 20 or 25) by the artist in

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Twelve bookplates

12 bookplates, mounted to detached book covers. A selection of mostly decorative and armorial bookplates from the library of Audrey Arellanes, who ran the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers for 30 years. Includes plates from authors, politicians, various libraries, etc. All

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Charles Bragg Mark Twain etching 1/100

Etching. Matted and framed. Image size: 30x22 cm (12x9"). Framed: 54x47 cm (21½x18½"). No. 37 of 100 copies. Numbered in Roman numerals and signed "Chick Bragg" in pencil beneath the image. Charles Bragg was an American sculptor, painter, artist and author known best for his satirical artwork

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Claudio Bravo Paintings and Drawings

273 pp. Profusely illustrated in color throughout. (Small folio) original blue cloth, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition. An important monograph of the works of the famed Chilean hyperrealist painter

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Manuel Alvarez Bravo photographs Mexico 68

111 pp. Illustrated from photographs throughout, including 3 color plates. 29x29 cm (11½x11½") pictorial wrappers. Scarce photographic book by one of the most significant photographers in Latin America. Catalog of the exhibition in the Palacio de Bellas Artes in 1968, during the Olympic Games in

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Three illustrated broadsides signed

3 illustrated broadsides. Each matted and framed. Includes: Bowden, Charles. Lies in The Desert. Framed: 38x31 cm (15x12"). Signed by Charles Bowden. No. 49 of 100 copies. Salt Lake City: Ken Sanders Rare Books, 2003. Williams, Terry Tempest. Red. Framed: 49x39 cm (19x15"). Unknown limitation

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Bernard Buffet Monograph 1958 Inscribed

(47) text pages and 171 full-page plates, many in color. (4to) 12½x9½, stiff boards, pictorial wrapper. First Trade Edition. Inscribed by Buffet on half title: "Pour Monsieur et Madame Harry G. Sundheim en Hommage avec tout l'amite du Bernard Buffet." Promotional catalogue for "New York by Bernard

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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247 copper engraved plates of religious costumes 1722

2 [of 3?] volumes. Unpaginated. With 247 copper engraved plates. Opposite the plates are 2 columns of descriptive text, one in Latin, the other in Italian. (4to) 23x17 cm (9x7"), bound in modern quarter polished calf and brown cloth, black morocco spine labels lettered in gilt; new endpapers. Third

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 25.07.2019

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Samuel Butler Hudibras w/aquatint plates 1819

2 volumes. With 12 hand-colored aquatint plates. lxxiv, [2], 444; 494 pp. 20x12.5 cm (8x5") three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spines, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A New Edition, Embellished with Engravings. With the illustrated bookplates of R.J.A. Boreman. A finely

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 25.07.2019