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Date of the auction: 25.07.2019

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3 promotional posters from the Fraenkel Gallery 1 signed

3 posters. Each illustrated from photographs. 51x41 cm (20x16"). Includes posters featuring the work of Robert Adams, Garry Winogrand, and Lee Friedlander. The Robert Adams poster is signed by the photographer. A collection of promotional posters for exhibits at San Francisco's Fraenkel Gallery

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Manon Lescaut, 1928 illustrations by Alastair

Translated from the French by D.C. Moylan. Introduction by Arthur Symons. Illustrated with 11 plates printed in red & black from designs by Alastair; printed glassine guards. (folio) 31.5x25 cm, (12½x10") original tan cloth with blindstamped title and spine. No. 270 of 1850 copies. Alastair is the

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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A Glimpse of Thomas Traherne

Illustrated by Ann Brunskill with color lithographed title, and eight color lithographs in text. Handset type on BFK Rives paper. (folio) 45x31.5 cm (17¾x12¼), loose sheets in blue paper folder and yellow cloth clamshell box. No. 30 of 100 copies, signed by the illustrator

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Four artists' books by Mary Redington Stent

Four fine press limited editions cloth-bound in various formats. Juan Made a Wish: A Child's Picture Book for Certain Special Grown-ups; Mary's Tent: A Christmas Circus Book; Ramayana: A Monkey's Tale; Sri Krishna. None of the present volumes are listed in OCLC/WorldCat. Comprises: Juan Made a Wish

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Barnard's Theory and Practice of Water Colour

286 pp. Illustrated with 29 of 30 tinted or colored lithographs. 27x19.5 cm. Green cloth decoratively stamped in gilt and blind. All edges gilt. New and Enlarged Edition. Designs, color diagrams, woodcuts and chromolithographs illustrating this classic treatise on watercolour, using the Leighton

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Moses by Uriel Birnbaum, 1924

50 full page color illustrations. 30.5x23.4 cm, cloth stamped and ruled in gilt on cover, cover portrait of Moses in black with black lettering on spine, illustrated color endpapers. Uriel Birnbaum was an Austrian painter, caricaturist, writer and poet. He was severely injured during World War I. He

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Thirteen bookplate designs by Hasip Pektas

16 prints of ex-libris designs. Mostly woodcut prints on thick paper, in various colors. Various sizes, but sheets generally 15x18 cm (6x7"). Each print one of a limitation of 20 or 25, and with the artist's ink stamp on the verso. Each print signed and numbered (one of 20 or 25) by the artist in

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Claudio Bravo Paintings and Drawings

273 pp. Profusely illustrated in color throughout. (Small folio) original blue cloth, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition. An important monograph of the works of the famed Chilean hyperrealist painter

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Bernard Buffet Monograph 1958 Inscribed

(47) text pages and 171 full-page plates, many in color. (4to) 12½x9½, stiff boards, pictorial wrapper. First Trade Edition. Inscribed by Buffet on half title: "Pour Monsieur et Madame Harry G. Sundheim en Hommage avec tout l'amite du Bernard Buffet." Promotional catalogue for "New York by Bernard

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Samuel Butler Hudibras w/aquatint plates 1819

2 volumes. With 12 hand-colored aquatint plates. lxxiv, [2], 444; 494 pp. 20x12.5 cm (8x5") three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spines, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A New Edition, Embellished with Engravings. With the illustrated bookplates of R.J.A. Boreman. A finely

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Anna May Wong color illustration for 1937 Mexican calendar

7 x 9½" image on 11 x 17" page as backing for a Mexican New Year's calendar "La Malinche" was a legendary Mexican woman of the 16th century who was interpreter, intermediary and lover of the Conquistador Cortes during the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. She was illustrated using the facial

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Vatican Corridor: a Non-specific Autobiography 1/200

58 unnumbered leaves. Illustrated throughout, facsimile manuscript text. (Folio) 43.5x36 cm (17x14") spiral bound tan cloth lettered in gilt; matching cloth slipcase. No. 75 of 200 copies. Signed and numbered by the artist on the title page. Facsimile journal of the sculptor's preparatory drawings

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Comic History of the Kings and Queens of England, 1850

1 accordion folded sheet, [18] pp. Illustrated with 36 color plates. 13.5x15 cm. (5¼x6½"), red cloth with paper cover label. Comic illustrated history of English royalty from William the Conqueror to Victoria

Lot #: 41

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Caricature illustration by Arthur Dove

Graphite, pen, ink and watercolor wash drawing. Image: 29.3x22.8 cm (11½x9"); sheet approx. 40.5x34.3 cm (16x13½"). Signed with the initials of the artist. Arthur Dove is often referred to as the First American abstract painter. The present piece is a significant departure from that style. An

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Extremely scarce Dutch children's book about cats

15 pp. Illustrated. Self-wraps. Likely missing cover. In Dutch. Extremely scarce Dutch children's book. OCLC locates 2 copies worldwide

Lot #: 53

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Bob Dylan's iron work, a catalogue

76 pp. With an introduction by Andrew Kelly. Illustrated from photographs by Peter Mallet and John Shearer. 30x23 cm (11¾x9"), cloth stamped and lettered in black. First Edition. A gallery catalogue celebrating Mr. Zimmerman's second calling—iron gate artist

Lot #: 54

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Complete Graphics of Eyvind Earle signed 1/400

365 pp. Illustrated throughout with serigraphs by Earle. (Folio) full black leather lettered in gilt. Pictorial endpapers by Earle; all edges gilt. Preserved in a matching black leather publisher's slipcase with Earle's facsimile autograph in gilt; housed in original mailing box with illustrated

Lot #: 55

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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The Adventures of a Bear, 1853

84 pp. 8 color illustrations and tailpiece by Harrison Weir. (4to), pictorial blue cloth stamped in gilt, all edges gilt

Lot #: 56

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Ralph Ginzberg's Eros Magazine complete set

4 volumes. Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter of 1962. Illustrated with photographs and reproductions in color and black and white. (Folio) original illustrated boards. First Editions. Ralph Ginzburg's once-controversial journal of mildly erotic art and commentary. The Autumn issue features a very

Lot #: 58

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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The Etcher's Folio, 1883-1884

11 (of 12) loose etchings, matted with tissue guards. Elephant folio, brown pebble cloth stamped in gilt. Includes engravings by Charles Meryon, Charles Chauvel, W. Westall, Adolphe Appian, Anthonie Waterloo, Auguste Delatre, Johannes Mattheu Graadt "van" Roggen, M. Jacques, George C. Stanfield

Lot #: 59

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Lidia Farkas and Zoltan Poharnok, 10 Hungarian hand-colored etchings

10 original hand-colored etchings loose in stiff paper portfolio. Copies numbered 1-10, each signed by artists. Ten hand-colored etchings imagining village magistrate's travels to Buda in 1790, by Lidia Farkas (illustrator) and Zoltan Poharnok (etcher). Quite rare

Lot #: 62

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Lightning Strikes: 18 Poets. 18 Artists. - signed by two

Illustrated throughout with color plates. (4to) grey cloth stamped in blind. First Edition. Signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and signed and inscribed by Jack Hirschman on the pages featuring their work. Catalog of an exhibition held at Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, December 12, 2015-January

Lot #: 63

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Original pencil drawing by Barnett Freedman

Pencil on paper. Image: approx. 24x10.2 cm (9½x4") in matte: 47.5x32.5 cm (18¾x12¾") Barnett Freedman was a British painter, commercial designer, book illustrator, typographer, and lithographer. His Limited Editions Club books War and Peace (1938) and Anna Karenina (1951) are recognized as two of

Lot #: 67

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Gay's The Shepherd's Week in Six Pastorals

[16], 60, [4] pp. With seven etched plates by Louis du Guernier (included in pagination). (8vo) 19.4x11.5 cm (7¾x4½"), later full green morocco lettered in gilt on spine, raised bands, gilt dentelles. Early issue. "John Gay's burlesque pastoral poem, The Shepherd's Week, has its origin in a

Lot #: 68

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Lantern slides of Aladdin and his lamp

Each 6.8x25.8 cm (2½x10½"). Each numbered and captioned (in French) on the glass. Edges protected with paper tape. In period wooden box without its lid, and other defects. Charming hand-painted slides depicting the story of Aladdin and his magical lamp, beginning with his meeting the magician

Lot #: 69

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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David Lance Goines Berkeley Public Library

Color offset lithograph poster. Matted and framed. Image: 61x36 cm (24x14"). Framed: 76x46 cm (30x18"). One of 100 signed copies, from a total edition of 941. Signed and numbered by Goines in pencil and dated 1974 in bottom margin of image

Lot #: 70

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Two signed prints by Rigby Graham

Two prints mounted on one shared posterboard, both numbered 6/75. 28.6x24 cm (11¼x8¼") sheets. Each print signed at lower right. Graham was an English landscape and topographical artist who worked within the English Romanticism tradition. Graham illustrated more than 250 books and pamphlets and

Lot #: 76

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Fables de La Fontaine, 1838

2 volumes. [2], xxviii, 292; [2], 312 pp. Illustrated with wood engravings by J.J. Grandville. (8vo) 23.5x15.5 cm (9¼x5¾"), three-quarter red morocco over beige cloth, spine titled and ruled in gilt, raised bands, marbled edges and endpapers. Wonderful, humorous and snide illustrations by

Lot #: 77

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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Two works by Hawthorne illustrated

Tanglewood Tales illustrated by Virginia Frances Sterett [with] The Scarlet Letter illustrated by George H. Boughton. Comprises: The Scarlet Letter. The Grolier Club, New York, 1908. Illustrated by George H. Boughton with 13 plates in two states (b&w and color) for a total of 26. Cloth-backed boards

Lot #: 81

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 25 Jul 2019

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8 original paintings by poets and artists

8 original paintings on heavy paper. Various sizes, 21.5x14 cm (8¾x5½") and smaller. All paintings signed or initialed by the artists. Includes paintings by: Janice Blue; San Francisco poet. "Lightning with Bell." 2006. Linda King; sculptress, writer, and long time girlfriend of Charles Bukowski

Lot #: 84

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 25 Jul 2019