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Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200
Price realised:  US$875
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MODERN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS]. A group of modern illustrated books, comprising: DUFY, Raoul, illustrator. MALLARMÉ, Stéphane. Madrigaux . Paris: Éditions de la Sirène, 1920. 4°. Hand-colored illustrations. Original blue printed wrappers; original glassine. LIMITED EDITION , number 801 of 1110 copies on Lafuma de Voiron. – TOURTE, Suzanne, illustrator. LONGUS. Daphnis et Chloé . Paris: Jourde et Allard, 1949. 4°. Numerous illustrations. Original printed wrappers; original glassine; original slipcase and chemise. LIMITED EDITION , one of 1810 with an EXTRA SUITE OF PLATES, AND WITH THREE ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWINGS mounted to a card laid in. – CHAGALL, Marc, illustrator. ELUARD, Paul. Le Dur Désir de Durer . Philadelphia: The Grey Falcon Press, and London: The Trianon Press, 1950. 4°. Numerous illustrations. Original printed wrappers; original glassine. LIMITED EDITION , number 1317 of 750 copies reserved for the Grey Falcon Press from a total edition of 1500. – LÉGER, Fernand, illustrator. MAUROIS, Andre. La Figure dans l'Oeurvre de Léger. Mon Ami Léger… Comment je conçois la Figure. Paris: Louis Carré, 1952. 4°. Numerous illustrations, many in color. Original printed wrappers; original printed glassine. LIMITED EDITION , one of 1,000 unnumbered copies on Vélin d’Arches. – Together 4 works in 4 volumes, condition generally fine.
MODERN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS]. A group of modern illustrated books, comprising: DUFY, Raoul, illustrator. MALLARMÉ, Stéphane. Madrigaux . Paris: Éditions de la Sirène, 1920. 4°. Hand-colored illustrations. Original blue printed wrappers; original glassine. LIMITED EDITION , number 801 of 1110 copies on Lafuma de Voiron. – TOURTE, Suzanne, illustrator. LONGUS. Daphnis et Chloé . Paris: Jourde et Allard, 1949. 4°. Numerous illustrations. Original printed wrappers; original glassine; original slipcase and chemise. LIMITED EDITION , one of 1810 with an EXTRA SUITE OF PLATES, AND WITH THREE ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWINGS mounted to a card laid in. – CHAGALL, Marc, illustrator. ELUARD, Paul. Le Dur Désir de Durer . Philadelphia: The Grey Falcon Press, and London: The Trianon Press, 1950. 4°. Numerous illustrations. Original printed wrappers; original glassine. LIMITED EDITION , number 1317 of 750 copies reserved for the Grey Falcon Press from a total edition of 1500. – LÉGER, Fernand, illustrator. MAUROIS, Andre. La Figure dans l'Oeurvre de Léger. Mon Ami Léger… Comment je conçois la Figure. Paris: Louis Carré, 1952. 4°. Numerous illustrations, many in color. Original printed wrappers; original printed glassine. LIMITED EDITION , one of 1,000 unnumbered copies on Vélin d’Arches. – Together 4 works in 4 volumes, condition generally fine.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Selections from the Davidson Collection: Important English and American Literature and Historical Americana
Date of the auction: 8 Dec 2015
Address: Christie's
New York