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THE LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. - Group of 9 fine illustrated books.

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$6,544 - US$9,817
Price realised:  £3,200
ca. US$5,235
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Group of 9 fine illustrated books.
BRONTË, Emily; and BALTHUS (illustrator). Wuthering Heights . New York: 1993. Small folio (420 x 320 mm). 15 lithographs. Full morocco, stamped in ink. In cloth clamshell case. number 111 of 300 copies, signed by the artist. [With:] KING JAMES BIBLE; and Allan Rohan CRITE (illustrator). The Revelation of Saint John the Divine. New York: 1995. Large folio (560 x 425 mm). 15 illustrations. Full cloth, title stamped in gilt. In cloth clamshell case, title stamped in gilt on morocco. number 145 of 300 copies, signed by that artist. [With:] PASTERNAK, Boris; and Yuri KUPER (illustrator). My Sister Life . Portland, Maine: 1992. Folio (485 x 410 mm). 6 etchings. Half morocco. In cloth slipcase. number 70 of 250 copies. [With:] EICHENBERG, Fritz. Set of 29 Wood Engravings: Tales from Poe &c. [N.p.]: 8vo of 29 loose sheets with (270 x 185 mm). Boxed set of wood engravings depicting tales of Poe. Condition: some browning to paper. In paper slipcase within cloth clamshell case. [With:] EICHENBERG, Fritz. Illustrations for Bernanos's “The Diary of a Country Priest”. [N.p.]: 1986. Small folio (326 x 250 mm). Five proof engravings for the book. numbered 4/50 and signed by the artist . [With:] HEMINGWAY, Ernest; and Alfred EISENSTAEDT (illustrator). The Old Man and the Sea. Munich, Germany: 1990. Folio (285 x 385 mm). 6 photogravure plates. Quarter morocco; in clamshell case. number 90 of 600 copies, signed by the artist. [With:] ARAGON, Louis; and Henri CARTIER-BRESSON (illustrator). Le Paysan de Paris (Paris Peasant). Hadley, Massachusetts: 1994. Folio (410 x 310 mm). 7 lithographs and 1 photogravure. Publisher's cloth; in cloth slipcase. number 11 of 300 copies, signed by the artist. [With:] POE, Edgar Allan; and Alice NEEL (illustrator). The Fall of the House of Usher. Portland, Maine: 1985. Folio (395 x 290 mm). 5 illustrations. With a remembrance of Neel by Raphael Soyer Quarter morocco on marbled boards. Clamshell case. number 973 of 1500, signed by raphael soyer

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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