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Auction: Auction 08.11.2000
was auctioned on: 8 November 2000
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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. A virtually complete set of The Limited Editions Club publications through 1992, v.p. [mostly New York], 1929-1992, approximately 600 volumes, comprising all but four of the primary publications and 4 of the special publication...

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Estimate: US$60,000 - US$90,000
Price realised:  US$70,500
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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. A virtually complete set of The Limited Editions Club publications through 1992, v.p. [mostly New York], 1929-1992, approximately 600 volumes, comprising all but four of the primary publications and 4 of the special publications listed in Great and Good Books: A Bibliographical Catalogue of The Limited Editions Club 1929-1985 , 1989 (Ralph Newman and Glen Norman Wiche, compilers) and 20 publications published since. 8 o-2 o. Illustrated. Original bindings. (Some light occasional wear to approximately ten bindings, but generally in clean and fresh condition). LIMITED EDITIONS, most one of 1,500 copies signed by the artists. Included are: DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland . 1932. (No. 36). -- ARISTOPHANES. Lysistrata . 1934. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY PABLO PICASSO (No. 57). -- JOYCE, James. Ulysses . 1935. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY HENRI MATISSE (No. 71). -- THOREAU, Henry David Walden . 1936. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY EDWARD STEICHEN (No. 78). -- LEWIS, Sinclair. Main Street . 1937. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY GRANT WOOD (No. 89). -- STEINBECK, John. The Grapes of Wrath . 1940. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY THOMAS HART BENTON (No. A-12). -- BAUDELAIRE, Charles. Les Fleurs de Mal . 1940. ILLUSTRATED BY AUGUSTE RODIN (No. 117). -- CLEMENS, Samuel. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn . 1942. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY THOMAS HART BENTON (No. 132). -- PUSHKIN, Alexandre. The Golden Cockerel . 1950. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY EDMUND DULAC (No. 205). -- DOSTOEVSKY, Feodor. The Idiot . 1956. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY FRITZ EICHENBERG (No. 264). -- WILLIAMS, Tennessee. A Streetcar Named Desire . 1982. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY AL HIRSCHFELD (No. 531). -- HERSEY, John. Hiroshima . 1983. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY JACOB LAWRENCE (No. 535). -- POE, Edgar Allen. Fall of the House of Usher . 1985. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY RAPHAEL SOYER -- JOYCE, James. Dubliners . 1986. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT BALLAGH -- RIMBAUD, Arthur. A Season in Hell . 1986. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE -- PAZ, Octavio. Three Poems . 1988. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT MOTHERWELL -- BECKETT, Samuel. Nohow On . 1989. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT RYMAN -- WHITMAN, Walt. Song of the Open Road . 1990. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY AARON SISKIND -- CONRAD, Joseph. The Heart of Darkness . 1992. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY SEAN SCULLY -- MALLARME, Stephane. Un Coup de Des . 1992. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY ELLSWORTH KELLY -- POUND, Ezra. Cathay . 1992. ILLUSTRATED AND SIGNED BY FRANCISCO CLEMENTE. -- [ With: ] a collection of books, ephemera and correspondence relating to The Limited Editions Club, including a collection of typed letters from George Macy to "Miss Easthope" concerning publication matters, 4 o, red morocco box; advance listings for the club with correspondence relating to such; Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club (1985), 4 o, half calf, and other bibliographies; prospectuses; pre-publication announcements; and holiday greetings. A FINE SET, WITH A PROFUSION OF LEC EPHEMERA. (600)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 08.11.2000
Date of the auction: 8 Nov 2000
Address: Christie's
Los Angeles