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Five illustrated fine press books

Estimate: US$200 - US$300
Price realised:  US$156
Lot number 99, Views: 61

Title: Five illustrated fine press books Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: 5 volumes. First Editions. includes: Mathes, W. Michael. Mexico on Stone: Lithography in Mexico, 1826-1900. 1984. Illustrated, including some color and folding plates. (4to) linen-backed decorated boards, printed paper spine label, plain jacket. Light wear to jacket, with rippling to interior. One of 550 copies. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1984. Jeffers, Una. A Book of Gaelic Airs for Una's Melodeon Illustrated throughout with facsimile decorative music sheets originally drawn by Robinson Jeffers. (Oblong 4to) oatmeal linen, paper spine label, brown paper dust jacket. Designed by Ward Ritchie. Some tears to jacket edges. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1989. Lang, Andrew. Aucassin and Nicolete. Illustrated by Vojtech Preissig. (4to) decorative cloth with gilt spine, decorative paper dust jacket. No. 143 of 1500 copies. Signed by illustrator at colophon. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1931. Stevenson, Robert Louis. A Child's Garden of Verses. Illustrated with color woodcuts by Joyce Lancaster Wilson. (8vo) cloth backed decorative boards, plain paper jacket. Signed by the artist on the front free endpaper and at the colophon. No. 93 of 500 copies. San Francisco: The Press in Tuscany Alley, 1978. Utamaro, Kitagawa. Twelve Wood-Block Prints of Kitagawa Utamaro illustrating the Process of Silk Culture. Illustrated with 12 collotype plates after Utamaro. (Folio) parchment-backed patterned boards, gilt-lettered spine. Small closed tear to binding parchment at spine. One of 450 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1965. Lot Amendments Condition: Some general light wear to jackets and spines; all volumes very good or better. Item number: 284048

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 614: Art & Illustration - Children's Literature - Fine Books - Gary Dollar Oz Collection Part II
Date of the auction: 4 May 2017
Address: PBA Galleries
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