Lot 1 of 271:
11 serigraphs bound in  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Josef Albers: His work as contribution to visual articulation in the twentieth century
Author:
Gomringer, Eugen
Place:
New York
Publisher:
George Wittenborn Inc.
Date:
[1968]
Description:

197, [1] pp. 11 serigraph plates with numerous additional color and b&w illustrations. (Oblong 4to) white silk with Albers' squares blindstamped on cover, lettered in black on spine, pictorial jacket. First American Edition.

Among the serigraph plates are seven from Albers' Homage to the Square. Although there is a bit of foxing in the margins the image areas of the serigraph plates remain bright and clean. A very early Albers monograph—in the production of which, according to the Albers Foundation’s website, Albers himself “played a large part”.

 
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Moderate sunning to jacket along edges with a white paint stain at head of spine and a 2¼x1¼" chip at top corner, smaller chips and edgewear at spine ends; light soil to cover, toning with hints of foxing to pages, small crease to lower corner of rear free endpaper; about near fine in about very good jacket.
 
Item number:
304273
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