125
125
Auden, W.H.
AUDEN POEMS. LITHOGRAPHS MOORE. PETERSBURG PRESS, 1974
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125
Auden, W.H.
AUDEN POEMS. LITHOGRAPHS MOORE. PETERSBURG PRESS, 1974
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 2,250 GBP
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Auden, W.H.
AUDEN POEMS. LITHOGRAPHS MOORE. PETERSBURG PRESS, 1974
folio (451x330 mm.), 36 pages,  first edition, 13 poems by Auden, 21 original lithographs by Henry Moore,  limited to 300 copies signed by the artist and accompanied by a suite of four extra lithographs (each signed by Moore) contained in a specially made chemise, this copy one of 150 Series (B) bound in dark green cloth for the Americas, preserved in original cloth folding box with "WHA" and "HM" initials in red
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Catalogue Note

The artist Henry Moore drew the lithographs for this editon of Auden's writings between February and December 1973. As noted in the colophon they were proofed in London from plates by Stanley Jones at the Curwen Studios, and from stones and plates by Bud Shark at the Petersburg Press. Moore's final lithograph was drawn on learning of Auden's death on 29 September.

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