Lot 5 of 455:
Elise by Merle Armitage with original lithographs 1/200  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$510
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Elise
Author:
Armitage, Merle
Place:
New York
Publisher:
E. Weyhe
Date:
1934
Description:

No pagination. With original lithograph frontispiece and numerous other drawings, paintings and lithographs by Elise, and a hand-colored portrait by Beatrice Wood. With an article by Louis Danz. (4to) 33x25.5 cm (13x10") original boards with attached wrappers; housed in custom silk cloth chemise with marbled boards, matching slipcase. No. 172 of 200 copies. First Edition.

Includes signed lithographs by both Elise and Bea Wood, as issued. Elise Cavanna was an American film actress, stage comedian, dancer, and fine artist. She went by a number of names, including Elise Seeds, Alyse Seeds, Elise Armitage, Elise Cavanna, and Elise Welton. In 1932 she met and married Merle Armitage; writer, book designer, musician, and WPA administrator. Scarce.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and soiling to wrappers with chips to edges and spine; occasional faint foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
295058a
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