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[Dignimont, Andre] Wilde, Oscar. Ballade de la Geole de Reading. Paris: Marceau, 1942. Number one of three deluxe artist’s copies, numbered and signed by Dignimont on the limitation page. Forty-one illustrations in color, seven hors text, 70pp. Housed in a slipcased chemise with files of original and proof artwork by Dignimot, including more than 40 original drawings by the artist, as sorted in suites within: [1] 35 original China ink drawings, of which 31 are signed, and one signed pencil drawing; [2] proof illustrations in black and white (25 images, on 13 sheets), original ink (4) and China ink (3) drawings; [3] five watercolor and China ink illustrations; [4] three watercolor illustrations, a color pencil drawing, and two China ink and drawings; [5] three signed watercolor drawings; [6] a watercolor suite of the illustrations, some signed; [7] a suite of the illustrations in black and white; and [8] a suite of six chapter headings in black and white, one in watercolor. Sales History: Christie’s, “Livres Illustres Modernes, Manuscrits et Photographies,” Dec. 11, 2001.
Ballade de la Geole de Reading.
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Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,000.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,600
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
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