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Auction: Auction 14.10.1998
was auctioned on: 14 October 1998
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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]. A group of approximately 430 works published by the Limited Editions Club, v.p. [mostly New York], 1929-1991 (Numbers cited are from the Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club. New York, 1985). I...

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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]. A group of approximately 430 works published by the Limited Editions Club, v.p. [mostly New York], 1929-1991 (Numbers cited are from the Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club. New York, 1985). Including: BAUDELAIRE, CHARLES. Les Fleurs du Mal, illustre par AUGUSTE RODIN 1940 (No. 117) -- ARISTOPHANES. Lysistrata, illustrations by PABLO PICASSO 1934. (No. 57) -- LEWIS, SINCLAIR. Main Street, with illustrations by GRANT WOOD Chicago, 1937. (No. 89) -- WILDE, OSCAR. Salom, French original illustrated by ANDR DERAIN; English translation illustrated by AUBREY BEARDSLEY. 1938. (No. 104). 2 volumes in one slipcase -- STEINBECK, JOHN. The Grapes of Wrath, with lithographs by THOMAS HART BENTON 1940 (No. S-8) -- BUCK, PEARL S. translator . All Men are Brothers [Shui Hu Chuan], illustrated by MIGUEL COVARRUBIAS 1948. (No. 191). 2 volumes -- MILLER, ARTHUR. Death of a Salesman, with five etchings by LEONARD BASKIN 1949. (No. 540) -- DEFOE, DANIEL. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, with illustrations by REGINALD MARSH 1954. (No. 243) -- HERSEY, JOHN. Hiroshima, with a new poem by Robert Penn Warren, and silk-screens by JACOB LAWRENCE 1983 (No. 535) RIMBAUD, ARTHUR. A Season in Hell, with photogravures by ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE 1986 -- O'HARA, FRANK. Poems, with lithographs by WILLEM DE KOONING 1988 -- PAZ, OCTAVIO. Three Poems, translated by Eliot Weinberger, with lithographs by ROBERT MOTHERWELL 1988 -- BECKETT, SAMUEL. Nohow On, with etchings by ROBERT RYMAN 1989 -- [BIBLE]. The First Book of Moses called Genesis, with silkscreens by JACOB LAWRENCE 1989 -- HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. The Old Man and the Sea, introduced by Charles Scribner, photogravures by ALFRED EISENSTAEDT 1990 -- [with:] APULEIUS. The Golden Ass, Percival Goodman illus. 1932 (No. 37) -- CONFUCIUS. The Analects, Shanghai, 1933. (No. 42) -- CARROLL, LEWIS. Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, John Tenniel illus. 1935. (No. 65) -- FLAUBERT, GUSTAVE. Madame Bovary, Gunter Bhmer, illus. Zurich, 1938. (No. 101) -- SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. The Comedies, Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare. 1940. (No. 118). 37 volumes -- BUNYAN, JOHN. The Pilgrim's Progress, William Blake illus. 1941. (No. 129) -- PLUTARCH. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans. 1941. (No. 128). 8 volumes -- PEPYS, SAMUEL. The Diaries, William Sharp illus. 1942. (No. 135). 10 volumes -- POE, EDGAR ALLEN. Poems, Hugo Steinber-Prag, illus. 1943. (No. 153) -- GIBBON, EDWARD. The History of the Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire, Gian Battista Piranesi, illus. 1946. (No. 174). Seven volumes -- EPICURUS. Extant works. 1947. (No. 183) -- BALZAC, HONOR DE. Old Goriot, Ren ben Sussan, illus. 1948. (No. 190) -- -- DOSTOEVSKY, FYODOR. Crime & Punishment, Fritz Eichenberg illus. 1948. (No. 189) -- WALTON, IZAAK. The Compleat Angler, Douglas W. Gorsline, illus. 1948. (No. 187) -- CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. Don Quixote, Edy Legrand, illus. 1950. (No. 209). 2 volumes -- DOYLE, Sir ARTHUR CONAN. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -- The Later Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -- The Final Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, with a selection of the original original illustrations. 1950-52. (Nos. 207, 223, 224). Together 3 works in 8 volumes -- FROST, ROBERT. Complete Poems, Thomas W. Nason, illus. 1950. (No. 208). 2 volumes -- PUSHKIN, ALEXANDER. The Golden Cockerel, Edmund Dulac illus. 1950. (No. 205) -- SWIFT, JONATHAN. A Voyage to Lilliput made by Lemuel Gulliver -- SWIFT. A Voyage to Brobdingnag made by Lemuel Gulliver. 1950. (No. 204). 2 volumes in one slipcase -- ELIOT, GEORGE. Silas Marner, Lynton Lamb, illus. London, 1953. (No. 235) -- SPENSER, EDMUND. The Faerie Queene, Agnes Miller Parker illus. Oxford, 1953. (No. 234). 2 volumes -- CAESAR, JULIUS. The Gallic Wars, Bruno Bramanti illus. Verona, 1954. (No. 249) -- MACHIAVELLI, NICCOLO. The Prince. 1954. (No. 241) -- DUMAS, ALEXANDRE, Fils . La Dame aux C

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Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 14.10.1998
Date of the auction: 14 Oct 1998
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington