Lot 553 of 787:
Fritz Kredel's illustrations for L.E.C. The Rose & The Ring Thackeray  

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Original art by Fritz Kredel for the Limited Editions Club publication of William Makepeace Thackeray's "The Rose and The Ring"
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59 original drawings, one pencil, all other ink, being the frontispiece and fifty-four (of 55) plate and text illustrations. Lacking only one minor text illustration of candlesticks. Also present are illustrations of the ring and the rose used on the title page, and two other unused drawings. Various sizes from 1½x1½" to 7x7." Presented on seventeen mattes, each 9¼x12¼". Housed in a custom black morocco and marbled board drop-back box made at the Heritage Bindery.

A beautiful collection of drawings and a unique archive of the Limited Editions Club publication.

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