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Books, Postcards & Ephemera

July 11, 2003

Lot #466
Temp #13539
DepartmentBooks
Sold For $2,400.00   (hammer price)
 $2,760.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated July 11, 2003

Description

(CHILDREN) Carroll, Lewis, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Maecenas Press-Random House, NY, 1969. "The Dali Alice." 12 Illustrations with original woodcuts and an original etching by Salvador Dali. NY, Maecenas Press-Random House, 1969. #706 of 2,500 numbered portfolios printed on Mandeure paper, signed by the artist on the title-page. Large folio (16 15/16 x 11 1/16). Original colored frontispiece etching plus 12 full-page color illustrations, each with an original remarque. Title printed in orange and black. "The etching and remarques were printed by Ateliers Rigal. The 12 illustrations were printed by M. Nourisson. The typography was set at the press of Ateliers Rigal. Portfolios by Cartonnages Adine" Loose, as issued, in the publisher's brown cloth portfolio lettered in gilt on front cover. A fine copy. Housed in the publisher's quarter orange leather-over-linen clamshell case with leather and ivory clasps.

Condition

This is a complete portfolio. Excellent condition - each portfolio page with deckled edges 16 " 3/4 x 22 3/4" (creased in middle)

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