Lot 42 of 222:
Choquette's Metropolitan Museum bound by Monique Lallier  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,680
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Metropolitan Museum: Poeme par Robert Choquette. Avec Bois de Edwin H. Holgate.
Author:
Choquette, Robert
Place:
Montreal
Publisher:
[Herald Press]
Date:
1931
Description:

[viii], 29, [1] pp. Pictorial title and eleven woodcut illustrations by Edwin Holgate. (4to), handsomely bound somewhat later by Monique Lallier, with full black morocco with off-white morocco onlays on the upper and lower boards cut in the silhouette of a city skyline, spine lettered in black, black morocco doublures, black suede free endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed; enclosed in a full morocco chemise also by Lallier. No. 423 of 450 numbered copies. First Edition.

Robert Choquette's prize winning poem Metropolitan Museum, illustrated by the Canadian artist Edwin Holgate and handsomely bound, albeit somewhat later, by Monique Lallier. Lallier is an internationally recognized bookbinder and past Director of the American Academy of Bookbinding; Choquette was a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright; and Holate was a prominent Montreal artist.

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Condition:
Fine.
 
Item number:
289955
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