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Fine Illustrated Books] - Group of 13 fine contemporary illustrated books.

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$9,817 - US$13,089
Price realised:  n. a.
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Group of 13 fine contemporary illustrated books.
EVERSON, William. A Canticle to the Waterbirds. Santa Cruz: Kingfisher Press for Alcatraz Editions, 1992. Folio (345 x 485 mm). 3 woodcuts and endpaper by Daniel O. Stolpe. Binding by Maureen Carey. Publisher's cloth in glassine dust jacket. number 23 of 61 copies, signed by the author, artist and other contributors. [With:] JEFFERS, Robinson. Apology for Bad Dreams . San Francisco: James Linden, 1986. Folio (460 x 360 mm). With 4 photographs by Michael Mundy. Plates and preliminaries loose as issued. Housed in cloth clamshell case. number 38 of 50 copies. [With:] WILDE, Oscar. The Harlot’s House. Fullerton, California: Greybeard Press, 2004. 8vo (250 x 175 mm). With 6 illustrations by William Fogg. deluxe copy with original drawing, mounted. Housed in 405 x 400 mm cloth clamshell case. number 6 of 6 deluxe copies, signed by the artist. [With:] JAMES, Henry. The Aspern Papers . Boston: David R. Godine for Hoc Volo, 1993. Large folio (410 x 480 mm). 67 ubound pages including 18 drawings by Peter Milton. In cloth clamshell case. one of 250 copies. [With:] KINCAID, Jamaica. Annie, Gwen Lilly, Pam and Tulip. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1986. Large folio (515 x 385 mm). Illustrated by Eric Fischl Fourth in the “Artists and Writers” series. Full cloth with title stamp in gilt. In cloth slipcase. one of 145 copies, signed by the author and artist. [With:] CIARDI, John. An Alphabestiary . New York: Touchstone Publishers, 1966. Large folio (520 x 370 mm). With 26 lithographs by Milton Hebald Unbound folios as issued. In cloth traycase. Condition: some browning to papers; split down traycase spine. All lithographs signed and numbered by the artist. number 79 of 100, signed by the author. [With:] AVADENKA, Lynne. Boundaries of the Universe: Twenty-Two Letters . Huntingdon Woods, Michigan: 1998. Large folio (310 x 455 mm). Loose folios as issued. In cloth traycase. number 9 of 10 copies, signed by the artist. [With:] KAPLAN, R. Rubenstein. The Book of Esther. [Np]: 1993. Folio (300 x 400 mm). In Hebrew. Publisher’s cloth with stamp in gilt on front. [With:] KAPLAN, R. Rubenstein. Song of Songs . [Np]. Large folio (580 x 385 mm). In Hebrew. Full reptile leather with stitched title. In full cloth clamshell case. number 193, signed. [With:] LUCENA, Vasca da. The History of Alexander the Great . Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1996. Large folio (440 x 335 mm). Facsimile and commentary of the illuminated manuscript. Full cloth. In cloth slipcase with paper title plate. [With:] LORCA, Federico García. Sonetos del Amor Oscuro . Lewes, Sussex, England: Parvenu Press, 2000. Illustrated by Caroline Trant. Large folio (565 x 410 mm). Half morocco. In laminate slipcase. number 2 of 30 copies, signed by the artist. [With:] TRANT, Caroline. Gawain: A Response to the Opera. Lewes, Sussex, England: Parvenu Press, 1997. Large folio (530 x 430 mm). A response to the opera by Harrison Birtwistle. Full leather cover with stamp in blind. In card slipcase. winner of 1997 uk bookbinder’s competition. number 11 of 20 copies, signed by the artist. [With:] ALIGHIERI, Dante. The Stone Beloved. Austin, Texas: Kairos Press, 1986. Folio (370 x 260 mm). 6 full-page lithographs by Peter Nickel. In cream slipcase. Number III of eight special editions bound in decorated limp vellum by sylvia rennie. signed by the artist.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Title: Fine Books & Manuscripts, Literature and Americana
Date of the auction: 23 Jun 2009
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