Lot 222 of 350:
Three scarce fine press artists' books  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Three scarce fine press artists' books
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Place:
Various places
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Date:
Various dates
Description:

3 volumes. 

A collection of three scarce fine press artists' books, all signed and limited editions.

Includes:
  • Cronin, Ted. Just the Same ol Story. Illustrated, including photographic frontispiece printed on clear plastic. 13x17 cm (5x7"), decorative paper wrappers. Signed by the author at the limitation. No. 7 of 25 copies. [n.p.]: [T. Cronin?], [1989].
  • Hugnet, Georges. La Morale à Nicolas. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Orfeo Tamburi throughout, with additional  sketch laid in. 10x7.5 cm (4x3"), original pale blue wrappers. No.xxviii of 75 copies on blue celeste, from a total edition of 1000. Signed by the author and artist at the colophon. Milano: All'Insegna del Pesce d'Oro, 1964. 
  • Rattray, David and Gérard Charrière. Out of the Dark: En Sortant des Tenebres. One sheet printed in black and red, folded accordion style. 17x61 cm (6½x24"), folded to 17x11 cm (6½x4¼"), with plastic envelope as issued. Artists' book in which a poem in English and French is printed between hand-painted red and black brush-strokes. Signed by the author and artist, with an additional short inscription to Elizabeth Phillips from Charrière. No. 50 of 75 copies.  [New York]: Grenfell Press, 1989.
 
 
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Occasional bit of light wear; all volumes near fine or better.
 
Item number:
293015
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