Lot 51 of 302:
Montaigne's essays illustrated and signed by Salvador Dali  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Essays of Michel de Montaigne

Author:
Montaigne, Michel de

Place:
Garden City, NY

Publisher:
Doubleday & Company, Inc.

Date:
1947

Description:

Essays selected and illustrated by Salvador Dali, including color frontispiece. Translated by Charles Cotton. Gilt-lettered blue cloth, pictorially decorated in gilt on front cover, top edge gilt, glassine dustwrapper; publisher's slipcase with paper cover label. No. 895 of 1000 copies.

Signed by Dali on the limitation page. An avid admirer of Montaigne, Dali created twenty-one original illustrations to accompany his selection of the philosopher's works.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and rubbing to slipcase; tearing to glassine; light wear to cloth; near fine.


 
Item number:
308628
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