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First Editions: Re-covered — Iconic books by Famous Artists.

Sotheby’s is delighted to present ‘First Editions: Re-covered’ - an evening auction to benefit House of Illustration, in partnership with Winsor & Newton. The sale will present thirty three first editions re-covered or re-interpreted by contemporary artists, designers and illustrators.

Here, specialists pick their favourite new dust-jackets and interpretations from this group of unique collectables as the artists explain what drew them to re-discover these iconic titles. Click ahead to view the slideshow.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books & Illustrations
11 December 2017 - 12 December 2017 | 7:30pm GMT | London