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1. Abbott, Berenice.

Changing New York Text by Elizabeth McCausland.

New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1939. First edition. 206 pages. 29 x 22.5 cm. A production of the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration. 97 full-page photographs with accompanying text. Abbott began her education at Ohio State University before moving to New York to study sculpture. There, she met the modernist visionaries Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Afterwards, Abbott went on to become May Ray’s assistant in his Paris studio. As Ray’s assistant, Abbott was able to absorb the work of many other influential photographers, including Eugène Atget. During her time in Paris, Abbott also took the opportunity to photograph many artists and literary figures, including James Joyce. AUER p. 276. HASSELBLAD pp.130-131. PARR & BADGER I, p. 141. ROTH, pp. 100-101. Orig. publisher’s dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and emblem of the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration. Fine in fresh dust wrapper lacking small pieces at rear backstrip head and upper front cover corner. $2,650.00

2. Apollinaire, Guillaume.

Le Poete Assassine Lithographies De Raoul Dufy.

Paris: Se Trouve Au Sans Pareil, 1926 First edition 147 pages 29 x 23 cm. Limited edition, copy 431 of 580 on sur vellin Montgolfier d'Annonay and printed to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the death of the poet and author by the master printer (maitre Imprimeur) R Coulouma. Text in French 36 original lithographs by Raoul Dufy (incl 18 plates, with tissue guards). The text presents the original short stories of Apollinaire THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK p.92. "The woodcut on the cover is adapted from Dufy's woodcut "Le Cheval" in the 1911 Apollinaire "Bestiaire" MONOD 367. Orig. publisher's gray wrapper decorated and lettered in gilt in the original glassine. Fine in very good illustrated portfolio with black cloth ties. $1,250.00

3. Baskin, Leonard (Illustrator).

Drawings For The Iliad.

New York: Delphic Arts, 1963. Sixty black and white lithographs 26 1/4 x 20 inches each plate numbered in blind at plate bottom on Fabriano paper in an edition of ninety by the Meridian Gravure Company. Apparently an extra suite of plates not issued with a portfolio, all plates clean, bright and fresh. BASKIN 32. BROOK 29. FERN. 448-450. Fine in fine modern cloth and board portfolio. $1,950.00

4. Brassai.


Paris: Editions Neuf, 1952. First edition. Unpaginated. Approx. 72 pages. 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Illustrated with a host of reproductions of Brassai photographs -- including drawings and sculptures. French text: by Henry Miller and an autobiographical essay by Brassai on his early years. Rubbing to back cover at center fore-edge, otherwise, a bright and fresh copy. Orig.gilt lettered red cloth with mounted front cover photograph of Brassai. Near fine. $450.00

4A. Braque, Georges (Illustrator).

Braque Le Patron by Jean Paulhan.

Paris: Fernand Mourlot, 1945. First edition 68 pages 36.8 x 27.9 cm. Folded sheets loose in wrappers, as issued; title page printed in brown & black ink illustration: One original color lithograph ("La Mandoline," 136 of 225) numbered & signed by Braque; 19 color reproductions of Braque's paintings (9 full-page, 7 used as headpieces, 3 as in-text vignettes heightened with gum arabic. Iinitialed in pencil by Mourlot. Loose as issued in brown wrappers lithographed in green & brown reproducing Braque's signature and a sketch bearing the date 1945 Initialed by Mourlot and signed by Paulhan in pencil. Small book labels of Mr & Mrs Philip Hofer (Harvard Graphics & Print Curator) RAUCH 104. VALLIER 27. Covers and chemise fine in very good matching slipcase. $2,850.00

5. _____.

Nouvelles Sculptures Et Plaques Gravees presentees par Christian Zervos.

Paris: Albert Morance, 1960. First edition. Text pages unopened 38.5 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 24 of 50 with a colored aquatint numbered and signed by Braque in pencil -- "Tete en profil et l'etoile" printed on Rives VALLIER 152. Title page printed in red and black with additional 32 full page plates of which eight are in color. The plates reflect the influence of classic Greek art and sculpture on Braque emanating from his work during World War II when he produced a collection of small, generally flat, decorative pieces of sculpture in a style recalling again ancient Greece and centering on vaguely mythological themes. Front cover of portfolio toward the spine slightly toned. Orig. loose as issued text laid-in brown cloth portfolio, front cover lettered in gilt. Near fine. $2,400.00

6. Brianchon, Maurice (Illustrator).

A Travers Nos Vignes by Heron De Villefosse.

Paris: Bernard Klein, 1952. First edition 49 pages in text Folio, 38 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 31 from a total of 300, and one of only 30 copies on Japon with an additional etching of the cover and a suite on chine. The extra suite on chine: 10 black and white engraved plates, nine in water color, plus the extra original etching Brianchon, an influential master at the Ecole des Beaux Arts continued the tradition of of Bonnard and Vuillard in the intimacy of his compositions In 1949, Brianchon was appointed Chef d'Atelier de Peinture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Printed by Fequet et Baudier, the original water color illustrations pulled by hand onto copper plates. Contents loose as issued in wrappers with engraving on cover; publisher's board chemise (white spine lettered in gilt and brown boards) with matching brown slipcase. Fine. $695.00

8. Chagall, Marc

Derriere Le Miroir No 182, December 1969

Paris: Maeght, 1969. First edition. 32 pages Folio, 38 x 29 cm. Text in French by Claude Esteban. Comprising one double-page lithograph printed in colours, with title-page, text and reproductions, published by Maeght, Paris, on wove paper, loose as issued within original lithographic front cover wrapper. Bright, clean copy. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Fine. $350.00

9. _____.

Derriere Le Miroir No 246, May 1981,

Paris: Maeght, 1981. First edition. Folio, 38 x 29 cm. Text in French by Jacques Dupin. Cover and one double-page color lithograph with an additional 14 images mostly in color. Printed by Mourlot under the direction of Charles Sorlier. Orig. illustrated wrappers Fine. $300.00

10. _____.

Derriere Le Miroir No 225.

Paris: Maeght, 1977. First edition. 24 pages Folio, 38 x 29 cm. Text in French with commentary by Aime Maeght. One double page color lithograph, and a host of full page color and black and white plates. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Fine. $300.00

11. _____.

Derriere Le Miroir Nos 27-28, March-April 1950.

Paris: Maeght, 1950. First edition. Folio, 38 x 29 cm. Four leaves. Text in French with commentary by Jean Wahl, with contributions by Guillaume Apollinaire, Lionel Venturi and Blaise Cendrars. Cover and one double page color lithograph. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Fine. $300.00

12. _____.

The Jerusalem Windows.

New York: George Braziller, 1962. First edition. 210 pages. Folio 33.5 x 25 cm. Including the two original color lithographs. Text and Notes by Jean Leymarie. Compiled by Andre Sauret, text composed by hand in "Romain Du Roi," printed by The Imprimerie Nationale De France. The 36 preparatory color designs, some of which are in 20 color, were transfered to the stones by Charles Sorlier under the direction of Marc Chagall, printed by Mourlot Freres. Lovely, very fresh copy. cloth Fine in fine dust wrapper. $1,250.00

13. Ciranna, Alfonso

Giacomo Manzu Catalogo Delle Opere Grafische [Incisione E Lithografie] 1929-1968.

Milan: Alfonso Cirrana, 1968. First edition. 295 pages. Folio, 36 x 26 cm. 195 plates of engravings and lithographs, plus Appendix of books illustrated by Manzu. Catalogue Raisonne. Index and Bibliography. Limited edition, one of 1000 copies, plus 200 roman numeral copies reserved for the artist and author -- this being copy XXVIII of the special edition. Text in Italian. FREITAG 7657. Orig gray cloth lettered in gilt. Fine in near fine, slightly nicked dust wrapper in very good, gray cloth slipcase. $295.00

13A. Dali, Salvador. (Illustrator).

Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland 

Twelve Illustrations With Original Woodcuts and An Original Etching By Salvador Dali.

New York: Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. 151 pages. Folio, 44 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 2430 of 2500 signed by Dali on title, and one original colored etching by Dali signed in pencil is opposite the frontispiece. Printed on Mandeure paper by Ateliers Rigal. In addition, twelve full page color heliogravures. Interior contents bright, clean and fresh. Spine of morocco case rebacked, some soiling to beige cloth of folding case. Loose as issued in original brown cloth chemise, quarter morocco folding case with replaced bone clasps. Very good. $8,850.00

13B. Dali, Salvador. (Illustrator),

Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. 

Twelve Illustrations With Original Woodcuts and An Original Etching By Salvador Dali. New York: Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. 151 pages. Folio, 44 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 2430 of 2500 signed by Dali on title, and one original colored etching by Dali signed in pencil is opposite the frontispiece. Printed on Mandeure paper by Ateliers Rigal. In addition, twelve full page color heliogravures. Interior contents bright, clean and fresh. Spine of morocco case rebacked, some soiling to beige cloth of folding case. Loose as issued in original brown cloth chemise, quarter morocco folding case with replaced bone clasps. Very good. $4575.00

14. Derain, Andre [Illustrator].

Le Satyricon by T Petronius Arbiter.

Paris: Np, 1951. First edition thus. 291 pages. Folio, 45 x 35 cm. Copy 161 of a total edition of 280 copies 33 engraved plates and numerous woodcut vignettes. Engravings were printed by Georges Leblanc on the presses of Marthe Fecquet and Pierre Baudier. The woodblock text ornaments by Paul Baudier after designs by Derain. Ambrose Vollard commissioned this project in the 1930's, the latter's death and World War II prevented completion until 1951. An early member of the Fauve group, and the Cubist movement, Derain participated in the elaboration of Cubism, but refused to adhere to the movement, turning toward study of the Old Masters. As Douglas Cooper states [see: THE CUBIST EPOCH p68], "Derain understood the full purport of all that Braque and Picasso were attempting to do (in their Cubist period). But in his own work he followed another line of development." Loose as issued in unsewn sheets in cream wrappers. Slight toning to portfolio vellum. Orig quarter vellum and illustrated cream portfolio, vellum backed. Near fine in very good slipcase. $2,300.00

14A. Elgort, Arthur.

Personal Fashion Pictures.

New York: Conde Nast, 1983. First edition. 101 (8) pages. 30.5 x 25 cm. Limited edition, copy 522 of 1500 signed by Arthur Elgort, and also inscribed "N.Y.C. Dec. 84 To Julie with love and friendship, Arthur." Elgort worked for a number of fashion magazines including British Vogue, American Vogue, Glamour, GQ, Rolling Stone, and Teen Vogue, but he credited Mademoiselle for his big break. Purportedly, all copies were sent to friends and colleagues. Clean, very fresh copy. Orig. light gray basket weave cloth. Fine in near fine dust wrapper with a slight nick at top margin head. $725.00

15. Ernst, Max.

Journal D'Un Astronaute Millenaire.

Paris: Alexandre Tolas, 1969. First edition. 59 pages 22 x 25 cm. Limited edition, copy 798 of 1215, one color tipped-in plate and more than 50 black and white illustrations. French leaved, clean, bright copy. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers in slightly nicked original glassine overwrapper. Near fine. $225.00

15A. Evans, Walker.

Message From The Interior.

New York: Eakins Press, (1966). First edition. Unpaginated. Folio, 37 x 36 cm. 12 full page photogravures with tissue guards printed recto only. In the afterword by John Szarkowski, he notes, "Evans style seems as inevitable and as anonymous as that of the early daguerreotypists, yet the character of his imagery -- frontal, concisely plain, remotely passionate -- is unchallengly his own." Very slight rubbing to extremities. Orig. dark gray basket weave cloth, front cover paper label. Very good.  $795.00

16. Gasquet, Joachim.


Paris: Les Editions Bernheim-Jeune, 1921. First edition. 125 pages. Folio, 39 x 29.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 214 of 250 on papier d'Arches. Black and white and tipped-in color plates, Original brown stiff wrappers laid-in French text very bright and fresh as is the entire production. The author, also a poet and art critic is best known for his writing about the artists of his era, particularly Cezanne whom he befriended during an 1895 exhibition at Aix-en-Provence. Bookplate from the Library of Mari Lyons. FREITAG 1525. Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Fine. $350.00

17. Giacometti, Alberto.

Derriere Le Miroir Nos 39-40, June-July 1951.

Paris: Pierre A Feu, 1951. Second edition. Unpaginated. Folio, 38 x 28 cm. Text in French by Michael Leiris. Three black and white lithographs -- covers, and double-paged plate, four small text illustrations and photographic fold-out by Ernst Scheidegger. List of Sculptures. Clean, bright copy. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers. Fine. $270.00

17A. Goldschmidt, Lucien & Weston J. Naef.

The Truthful Lens A survey of the photographically illustrated book 1844-1914.

New York: Grolier Club, 1980. First edition. 241 pages. 28.5 x 22 cm. Limited edition, one of 1000 copies, published in association with an exhibition at the Grolier Club. illustrated in black and white. Foreword by David Hunter McAlpin. Printed by the Stinehour Press on special paper. Orig. black cloth, red leather spine label. Fine in fine slipcase. $420.00

18. Goodrich, Lloyd.

Raphael Soyer.

New York: Abrams, 1972. First edition. 349 pages. Folio, 39 x 31 cm. With an original drawing by Soyer on half title, 24 x 19 cm. signed by Soyer, inscribed in Russian to Maria Solomon -- drawing in blue ink depicting male and female heads with the latter nude from the waist up. 290 illustrations including 77 in full color -- many plates tipped-in. Bibliography. Index. Fresh, clean copy. Orig. beige cloth lettered in dark red. Fine in fine dust wrapper. $900.00

19. Great Barrington Penmaen-Busyhaus Publications.

Face to Face: Twelve Contemporary American Artists Interpret Themselves in a Limited Edition of Original Wood Engravings Introduction by Leonard Baskin and a dedication print by Lynd Ward.

Great Barrington: Penmaen-Busyhaus Publications, 1985. First edition. Unpaginated. Folio 38 x 28 cm. 13 original wood engraved self-portraits. Unbound as issued in original folders with letterpress descriptive text; housed in card folder (without original linen box). Limited Edition, number 68 of 250 of which 200 copies for sale. Comprising 13 wood engravings, each in two states (one on different paper). All signed by their respective artist in both states, but Lynd Ward whose death occurred prior to completion of the project. Wood engravers include: Fred Becker, Jack Coughlin, John DePol, Fritz Eichenberg, Raymond Gloeckler, James Grashow, Judith Jaidinger, Stefan Martin, Michael McCurdy, Barry Moser, Gillian Tyler, and Herbert Waters. Plus an extra suite at rear noted "Additional Prints" Type in Hermann Zapf's Palatino set by hand on archival 100% rag 90 lb. Stonehenge paper. Housed in white board portfolio. Fine. $1,100.00

20. Guerin, Marcel.

J-L Forain Aquafortiste. Catalogue Raisonne De L'Oeuvre Grave De L'Artiste Avec Une Eau-Forte Originale.

Paris: H Floury, 1912. First edition. 16 pages in text. 27 x 23 cm. Frontispiece an original etching by Forain, plus 130 plates printed recto only, each with descriptive text and tissue guards. Limited edition, copy 58 of 300. Alphabetical Index of the Plates. FREITAG 3018. GORDON N RAY p.437. [THE ART OF THE FRENCH ILLUSTRATED BOOK 1700 TO 1914] notes, "Though Forain was primarily a painter, he devoted much of his career to the graphic arts. A superb etcher and lithographer, he also contributed drawings over twenty-five years to a wide range of journalsgive him a prominent place among the artists who recorded the life of the metropolis." A clean, very fresh copy both plates and text; original wrappers bound-in. Navy cloth, red leather spine labels printed in gilt. Fine. 2 vols. $550.00

20A. Hesiode.

Le Travaux Et Les Jours; Eaux-Fortes Originales De Jacques Villon. 

Paris: Teriade/Editions Verve, 1962. First edition. 63 pages. Folio, 38 x 28 cm. Illustrated with 23 etched illustrations by Jacques Villon, 19 in black and white, of which 12 are double-page, and 4 in colours, of which 3 are double-page. Among Villon's greatest achievements as a printmaker was his creation of a purely graphic language for cubism an accomplishment that no other printmaker, including his fellow cubists Pablo Picasso or Georges Braque, could claim. Hesiod a Greek poet generally thought by scholars to have been active between 750 and 650 BC, around the same time as Homer. Wide text margins, bright very clean copy. Orig. contents loose as issued in stiff printed wrappers. Fine in very good cloth backed brown portfolio housed in matching very good nicked slipcase. (#21675) $1,975.00

20B. Jeffers, Robinson.

Apology For Bad Dreams.

San Francisco: James Linden, 1986. Folio, 36 x 36 cm. Limited edition, copy 38 of 50 with four photographs titled and signed by Michael Mundy, taken during a trip along the Big Sur River. All negatives were made using roll film. The prints are enlargements made on Ilford Galerie paper, tone in selenium. Each print mounted on Light Impressions Westminster, a four ply archival board, using the drymount technique. This is the first separate edition of "Aplogy for Bad Dreams," since Ward Ritchie's famous 1930 Paris edition of only 30 copies. List of Subscribers. Designed and printed by Peter Rutledge Koch in Janson and Van Dijck types on Arches paper. Box made by Klaus-Ullrich Roetzscher. As new copy with publisher announcement and reservation request laid-in. Orig. preliminaries and plates loose issued. Fine in fine blue clamshell box with front cover paper label. $650.00

21. Kallir, Otto.

Egon Schiele. Oeuvre Catalogue of The Paintings. With Essays By Otto Benesch and Thomas M Messer.

New York: Crown, 1966. 1st English edition. 561 pages. 29 x 23 cm. First edition published 1930, Vienna. 245 plates in color and black and white with the former tipped-in, plus a host of black and white illustrations in the text. Text in English and German. Backstrip slightly darkened, interior contents clean and fresh. LUCAS p190 . Orig. beige linen cloth. Near fine in publisher's slipcase. $450.00

21A. Klein, William

Life Is Good & Good For You In New York Trance Levels Revels.

France & London : [Roto-Sadaq, Geneva for] Editions du Seul Album Petite Planete 1 & Photography Magazine, 1956. First edition. Unpaginated. 28 x 22.5 cm. 188 black and white photographs, with the original booklet of captions (printed in English) affixed to the binding by a black cord as issued. Designed by William Klein, illustrated with gravure reproductions of Klein's gritty photographs in an animated graphic sequence. Influential work, considered one of the first great pop books. He, along with Robert Frank are progenitors of street photography. Two text pages in French and English. HASSELBLAD 164. ROTH 140. Clean, fresh and bright copy. Orig. gilt lettered black cloth. Fine.  $1,475.00

22. Kokoschka, Oscar.

Handzeichnungen 1906-1965 Mit Einem Vorwort Und Unter Mitwirkung Des Kunstlers.

New York: Ernst Rathenau, 1966. First edition. 15 pages in text. 28 x 23 cm. 134 full-page, black and white lithograph reproductions of drawings by the artist printed recto only. Limited edition, copy 33 of 75 [from a total edition of 600], with original black and white lithograph signed in pencil by Kokoschka. Text in German. As new copy in the publisher's original slipcase (shipping box). Orig. yellow cloth lettered in black. Fine. $750.00

23. Lassaigne, Jacques.

Marc Chagall The Ceiling of The Paris Opera.

New York: Praeger, 1966. First edition. 83 pages. Six original, color lithographs by Chagall as well as additional illustrations Produced by Andre Sauret Charles Sorlier engraved the lithographs and black and white drawings. Fernand Mourlot printed the latter. Photographs by Izis With the "Final Study" inside the back cover. Orig. illustrated maroon cloth. Fine in near fine dust wrapper. $290.00

24. Laurens, Henri & William Saroyan.

W Saroyan Contes.

Paris: Bibliophiles de France et D'Amerique, 1953. First edition. 67 pages. 28 x 20 cm. Color wood engravings by Laurens. Limited edition, copy 42 of 147 signed by Laurens and the President of the Bibliophile Society. Laurens, one of the leading French sculptors of the 20th century was self taught and strongly influenced by the Cubist movement. His graphic work here reflects his Cubist style. STRACHAN, ARTIST AND THE BOOK IN FRANCE, Catalogue Raisonne, p.336. Preface and Introduction by Anne Green. "Contes" presents extracts from "My Name Is Aram.” Loose as issued in red, white and blue illustrated wrappers. Bright, very crisp, clean copy. Text in French. Orig wrappers . Very good in fine chemise portfolio in near fine slipcase. $1,450.00

25. Lemoisne, Paul A.

Degas Et Son Oeuvre.

Paris: Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 1946. First edition. 33 x 25 cm. More than 1500 illustrations, plus photos and two facsimile pages.Comprehensive Catalogue Raisonne, the standard work on Degas. Limited edition, copy 665 of 980. The first volume presents biographical data, and critical reviews Volumes 2-3 are annotated catalogues of his oeuvre, a total of 1466 works. The last volume, "Tables," printed in red and black is a compilation of indices covering subject themes and illustrations. Internally very fresh, clean and bright. Text in French. Ex-library with stamps inside front, rear covers, and top edges. FREITAG 2165. Orig. blue gray boards in matching portfolios. Fine in near fine slipcases, one slightly chipped and bruised. 4 vols. $1,650.00

26 Maillol, Aristide (Illustrator).

Les Georgiques [Virgile]: Texte Latin Et Version Francaise De L'Abbe Jacques Delille.

Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1937-1943 (1950). 174, 154 pages in text. Folio, 32 x 24 cm. Limited edition, one of 750 unnumbered sets on rag wove paper watermarked with Maillol seated nude. A total of 122 woodcuts including illustrated initial letters and small images in the lower corners. First conceived on a 1908 voyage from Greece with Count Harry Kessler, Maillol continued work on his illustrations for the Georgics sporadically for several years before abandoning the project In 1937, at the urging of publisher Phillipe Gonin, he resumed the project. The last blocks were delivered shortly before Maillol's death in 1950 [ARTIST AND THE BOOK p.175]. Contents loose as issued in printed wrappers. Light spotting to slipcases. Orig. tan boards and vellum spine, chemises house printed wrappers. Fine in very good matching slipcases. 2 vols. $1,995.00

26A. Masclet, Daniel.

Nus, La Beauté de la Femme, Album du Premier Salon International du Nu Photographique.

Paris: Daniel Masclet, 1933. First edition. 96 [3] pages. 31.5 x 24 cm. Illustrated with 96 black and white photogravure plates. Includes work by Man Ray, Dr. J. Schuwerack, Andreas Feininger, Moholy-Nagy, Charles Hurault, Pierre Boucher, and numerous others. Additional contributing photographers include Jean Moral, Carlo Leonetti, Gilchrist, Denes Ronay, Manasse, Dr. Peter Weller, Christian Aegerter, Ewald Hoinkis, Ludwig Harren, Bruno Schultz, Dr. Alfred Grabner, Ing. Alois Zych, Jan de Meyere, Willy Zielke, Pietro Sacchi, Frank Davis, Ergy Landau, Bernard Leedham, Hans Robertson, Forman Hanna, Richardson-Cremer, Pecsi, Walter Sussmann, H. Von Perckhammer, A. Keith Dannatt, J. Capstack, Nickolas Boris, Baccarini, Franz Fiedler, Franz Feiler, Walden Hammond, Marcel Meys, J. Dudley-Johnston, L. Caillaud, Fred P. Peel, Mme. Laure Albin-Guillot, Yva, Harold Orne, Bertram Park, Maurice Beck, Evansmith, E.O. Hoppé, Daniel Masclet, William Mortensen, George Platt Lynes, Kalman Szollosy, and Verneuil. Album produced from the first International Salon of Nude Photography, Paris 1933. Fresh, bright copy. Original heavy card wrappers, spine wrapped with red cord, lettering in black. Near fine. $850.00

26B. Matisse, Henri (Illustrator).

Matisse In The Barnes Collection by Yve-Alain Bois.

London: Thames and Hudson, 2015. First edition. 200, 364, 330 pages. 33.5 x 26 cm. An extensive review of fifty-nine works from the various stages of Matisse's career, Contributions by Barbara Buckley and Jennifer Mass. Extensive Index. Printed on multi-colored stock. A sumptuous production with decorated covers in green, orange and blue. Bookplates from the Library of Mari Lyons. Orig. decorated cloth. Fine in fine matching yellow slipcase. 3 vols. $295.00

27. Miro, Joan.

Derriere Le Miroir No 203, April 1973.

Paris: Maeght, 1973. First edition. 24 pages. Folio, 36 x 29 cm. Covers and two double-paged original color lithographs by Miro, and with additional color plates in the text. Text in French by Alexandre Cirici.A few backstrip nicks. Orig illustrated wrappers. Very good. $275.00

27A. Model, Lisette.

Lisette Model Preface by Berenice Abbott.

New York: Aperture, 1979. First edition. 10 pages. Folio, 39 x 30 cm. Signed by Lisette Model on half title. Illustrated with more than fifty plates presenting images from the 1937 series to later studies of New York -- Promenade des Anglais, Sammy's Bar New York, Lower East Side New York et al. Berenice Abbott provides critical commentary. Orig. pictorial boards. Near fine in dust wrapper with marginal tears. $450.00

27B. Morgan, Barbara.

Martha Graham - Letter to the World (Kick).

Np: Np, 1980. Signed mount lower right recto "Barbara Morgan 1940", titled mount lower left recto, inscribed verso "Martha Graham-Letter to the World-1940-c. 1942/Barbara Morgan individually printed 1980", gelatin silver print, 10-1/4 x 13-1/2 inches.; mount, 16 x 20 inches.; black wood frame, 21 x 24 inches. Gift from the artist to the original owner who worked with Morgan (Provenance). The slight glow (from glass frame) belongs to the amateur photographer who shot it, not Ms. Morgan. Photo in glass covered wooden frame. Fine. $5,950.00

28. Mouron, Henri.

AM Cassandre.

New York: Rizzoli, 1985. First edition. 314 pages. 28 x 25 cm. 398 illustrations, ninety in color. Written by his son, this monograph presents Cassandre's manipulation of typography and image -- including work for the theater, the great typsetters of the time, as well as the posters. Orig. brick cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. $200.00

29. Ovide.

Heroides Translated by Marcel Prevost * Illustrated by Andre Derain.

Paris: Society Des Cent-Une, 1938. First edition thus. 311 pages. 30.5 x 24 cm. Limited edition, copy 77 of 101 Roman numbered copies on Verge de Maillol of a total edition of 135. This named copy for Madame Maurice Muret printed on limitation page. Preface by Marcel Prevost in French, text in Latin and French. 15 etchings hors texte by Andre Derain, and 30 ornaments engraved on wood by Pierre Bouchet, printed by Roger Lacouriere. Title page printed in red and black, chapter and page heading printed in red. Contains 15 elegiac letters addressed by women to absent husbands or lovers. all written in Ovid's most mature and assured manner. Orig. art vellum wrappers lettered in red. Fine in fine chemise in very good slipcase with some light darkening to spine. $2,595.00

30. Paz, Octavio.

Sight and Touch. In Spanish, English And French, With Three Woodcuts By Balthus (Count Balthazar Klossowski de Rola).

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1994. Unpaginated. Elephant folio, 59.5 x 56.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 89 of 300, signed by Paz and Balthus, printed in Lutetia type designed by Jan van Krimpen, printed at Wild Carrot Press. The three Balthus multi-color woodcuts editioned by Keiji Shinohara, and printed on handmade Kozo Uwazen paper from Japan. The English translation by Elbert Weinberger, French translation by Claude Esteban Paz. Laid-in the LEC Newsletter. Orig. boards covered with pure linen on the sides, overlapped at the spine with goatskin, front cover paper label. Fine in fine matching clam shell box with beige goatskin front cover label printed in brown. $1,900.00

31. Picasso, Pablo.

Carnet Picasso Paris, 1900 Con una introducion de Rosa M Subirana Conservadora Tecnica del Museo Picasso de Barcelona.

Barcelona: Editorial Gustavo Gill, 1972. First edition. 87 pages, English text, 61 pages, Spanish text. 13 x 20 cm. Limited edition, copy 561 of 1000. The tiny Notebook 10.5 x 5 cm. of Picasso's drawings are in facsimile, containing 46 sheets: drawings and notes from Picasso's stay in Paris in 1900, and reproduced in collotype and pochoir by Daniel Jacomet. Text and drawings encased in light green box with black paper cover label. Text in stiff white wrappers. Jacqueline Picasso, Los Editores. All three parts, two books and case in fine condition. $795.00

32. Potonniee, Georges.

History of the Discovery of Photography.

New York: By the author [Walker Engraving Company], 1934. 1st English Edition. 214 pages. 19 x 12.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 25 copies, this no. 12 presented to Dr. Fritz Wentzel, with the bookplate of his son, Volkmar Wentzel, who worked for National Geographic for forty-eight years. Volkmar Wentzel's photographs were exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Smithsonian, et al. His father, Dr. Wentzel was a a distinguished photo-chemist and dedicated photographer who like Alfred Stieglitz, studied under Professor Dr. Hermann Vogel, the celebrated scientist and early champion of photography as an art form. Translated into English by Edward Epstean. Bright, fresh copy. Orig. green cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt. Fine. $850.00

33. Roger-Marx, Claude.

Bonnard Lithographie.

Monte-Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1952. First edition. 183 pages.31 x 24.5 cm. 98 facsimile colour and monochrome lithographs printed by Mourlot. Text in French. "An adventurous, and influential lithographer working largely in color. THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK. p.24. One of the Nabis. Clean, bright copy. Orig. pictorial stiff wrappers in original glassine overwrapper lacking small portions at head and rear of backstrip. Near fine in fine matching slipcase. $350.00

34. Rouault, Georges (Illustrator).

Carnets De Gilbert By Marcel Arland.

Paris: NRF [Nouvelle Revue Francaise], 1931.First edition. 61 pages. 28.5 x 195 cm. Limited edition, copy 99 of 180 (from a total edition of 216) on velin d'Arches. Frontispiece, a black and white lithograph is signed by Rouault at lower right In addition there are eight original etchings, five are full page and in color. All plates with tissue guards. THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK p.181 "Despite frequent descriptions of these color plates as reproductions, they are original etchings, as recorded in the colophon. The single black lithograph and the etching on the title-page demonstrate Rouault's mastery of black as a positive color value." Interior contents crisp and bright. Orig. cream stiff wrapper lettered in black. Very good in original glassine wrapper, wear at backstrip extremities. $1,575.00

34A. Sandburg, Carl.

Steichen The Photographer.

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. First edition. 70 pages in text. 32 x 25 cm. Limited edition, copy 27 of 925, signed by Steichen and Sandburg. Frontispiece and 48 full-page photogravure, each with titled cover sheet. The text is by Sandburg who notes, J. Walter Thompson signed an exclusive contract with Steichen, paying as much as $1000.00 for a single photograph. Edward Jean Steichen, born in Luxembourg was one of the most prolific and influential figures in the history of photography. Signature front cover pastedown, very slight rubbing to spine extremities. Orig. black cloth. Very good. $2,495.00

35. Sasowsky, Norman.

Reginald Marsh Etchings Engravings Lithographs.

New York: Praeger, 1956. First edition. 62 pages. 24 x 16 cm. Limited edition, one of 100, with etching 18 0f 100. woman with an umbrella signed by Felicia Meyer (Mrs. Marsh), an artist in her own right -- she exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy, Corcoran Gallery and The Art Institute of Chicago. Preface by A. Hyatt Mayor. Introduction by Isabel Bishop. Laid-in. a four page exhibition catalog (Kennedy Galleries). SASOWSKY 175. Orig. black cloth lettered in silver, "Limited Edition," printed on front cover. Fine. $350.00

36 Seligman, Germain.

Roger De La Fresnaye with a catalogue raisonne.

London: Thames & Hudson, 1969. 1st English edition. 284 pages. Folio, 32 1/2 x 26 1/2 cm. 731 illustrations, thirty-two in color. Limited edition, copy A252 of 900. La Fresnaye joined the Cubist in about 1911. "Roger de La Fresnaye was the most considerable artist in the group of adherents to the Cubist movement......." [see: COOPER p.134]. FREITAG 5087. Orig. brown basked weave cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper in slightly nicked brown cloth slipcase. $220.00

36A. Siqueiros, David Alfaro (Illustrator).

Poems From the Canto General by Pablo Neruda.

New York: Racolin Press, 1968. Translated by Ben Belitt. With an Introduction by Fernand Mourlot. Sixty-seven pages of text. Oversized edition 23 1/2" x 20 1/2". With ten original lithographs in black and white by Siqueiros each signed by him. Copy F/G, an unnumbered set from the original 235 copies on Velin de Rives on Arches paper, [artist's proof] printed in Paris, January 1968 on the presses of Fernand Mourlot. The text was printed by Imprimerie Nationale de France. The type set in "Romain du Roi," engraved by Grandjean, by command of Louis XIV, in 1694. When Siqueiros received the commission for this work, the lithographs were to be part of the text as in any true livre d'artiste edition; instead, he made the lithographs double-sized, hence they had to be laid-in. This detail is explained at length in the Introduction to the work. One lithograph slightly toned. LITHOGRAPHS ONLY. Set of ten lithographs housed in original tan lettered portfolio. Near fine in fine portfolio. Stiff Wraps. (#23650) $3,750.00

37. Valery, Paul & Hans Erni.

Reflexions Simples Sur Le Corps.

Paris: (EAD), 1967. 133 pages. Folio, 41 x 30.5 cm. 25 original lithographs by Erni, most in color, five double-page in color, printed by Mourlot. This copy marked "Exemplaire d'artiste," with justification -- Editions Originale Collective reservee aux Bibliphiles Suisses: 25 on Japon with a suite hors-texte on Hollande (I -XXV), 110 on velin chiffon de Rives (XXVI-CXXV) 326 numbered 1-326 reserved for bibliophiles francais. MONOD 10908. Fresh, bright copy of livre d'artiste work by Erni Loose as issued in plain, cream stiff wrappers with original glassine. Near fine. $495.00

38. Vasarely, Victor.


Neuchatel: Editions du Griffon, 1965. First edition. 194 pages. 29.5 x 23 cm. 197 plates in color and black and white with an host of stunning overlay designs, exquisitely printed on glossy stock. Introduction by Marcel Joray. Text and Dummy by Vasarely. Translated into English by Haakon Chevalier. Series: Plastic Arts of the 20th Century. Orig. charcoal gray cloth. Near fine in fine dust wrapper. $200.00

39. Venturi, Lionello.

Cezanne Son Art - Son Oeuvre.

Paris: Paul Rosenberg, 1936. First edition. 407 & 406 pages. Large 4to, 1634 illustrations. The rare, original edition of the catalogue raisonne printed in Limited edition, copy 250 of 1000. Illustrations in Vol.II printed on coated paper. Text untrimmed and unopened. FREITAG 1551. RIGGS p.169. Aquamarine colored front cover with lettering in pale yellow. Wrappers chipped and worn. Volume spines reinforced with archival tape, backstrip Vol.II chipped at extremities. Orig. printed wrappers. Very good. 2 vols.$775.00

40. Vitrotto, G. (Editor).

La Pittura Moderna E L'Arte Del Tessuto Stampato (Rapporto di colori). 

Torino: Ente Moda, 1949. First edition. Unpaginated. Thirty leaves. Folio, 36 x 26.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 5 of 150. An unusual, stunning combination, presenting tipped-in color reproduction of art works by prominent modern artists with an accompanying full page color lithograph portraying essential colors in the latter as designs for printed fabric. Artists represented include Bonnard, Braque, Chagall, Derain, Dufy, Gauguin, Matisse, Picasso, Van Gogh, et al. The first three leaves are combinations of two and three color lithographs of designs for printed fabric. Text in Italian. Orig. white boards. Very good housed in worn plain white box. $350.00

41. Vlaminck, Maurice.

La tete tournee.

Monte Carlo: Andre Suaret, 1956. First edition. 177 pages. 25 x 19 cm. Twelve original black and white lithographs signed in the plate, printed by Mourlot. Limited edition, one of 350 copies, this a hors commerce copy marked HC -- a signed presentation copy in blue ink on free front endpaper to Maximilien Gouriener. MONOD 11354. Bright, fresh copy. Orig illustrated stiff cream wrappers lettered in red. Near fine in slightly nicked glassine overwrapper. $550.00

42. Ware, J. Redding.

The Isle Of Wight The Photographic Illustrations by Russell Sedgefield And Frank M. Good.

London: Provost & Co., Successors To A.W. Bennett, 1869. First edition. 182 pages. 22 x 17 cm. Twenty one photographs including the frontispiece, many are tinted and tipped-in. The author calls the island "a paradise of bees, flowers and invalids." Generally clean, bright copy, rubbing to backstrip extremities. Orig. green cloth, illustrated and decorated in gilt. Aeg. Very good. $325.00

43. Witkin, Joel-Peter. 

Gods Of Earth And Heaven. 

Pasadena: Twelvetrees Press, 1989. First edition. Unpaginated. 33 x 25.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 56 of 100 signed by Witkin on the dedication leaf, "To my mother who gave me life." Contents are images in black and white and color photographs printed recto only on high gloss stock. The "Afterworld" of some twelve leaves plus and a few images. The explanatory text discusses "A perverse, morbid and dynamic eroticism (I use these terms descriptively) underlies all the imagery of desecration, contact with the agonized and the dead and the excremental." American born he constructed photographs to depict macabre often grotesque scenes. Orig. black cloth, front cover lettered in gilt. Fine in fine matching slipcase. $400.00