232
232
Gehenna Press — Baskin, Leonard
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT
232
Gehenna Press — Baskin, Leonard
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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THE JAMES S. COPLEY LIBRARY: ARTS & SCIENCES, INCLUDING THE MARK TWAIN COLLECTION

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Gehenna Press — Baskin, Leonard

A collection of 6 works, Northampton, Mass., 1964-1989, comprising:

Scott, J.A. ed. The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf ... 1964, number 151 of 300 copies, 4to, signed by Leonard Baskin, loose as issued with 20 etchings by Thomas Cornell signed by the illustrator, chemise and folding box. — Goethe, J.W. von. West-Ostlicher Divan. 1970, number 53 of 300 copies of which this is one of 100 with an additional etching signed by the artist, 8vo, illustrations by Leonard Baskin, signed by the artist, original calf-backed boards. — Kunitz, Stanley. The Coat without a Seam. 1974, number 134 of 150 copies, 8vo, signed by author and artist, illustrations by Leonard Baskin, original vellum-backed boards. — Baskin, Leonard. Demons, Imps & Fiends. 1976, number 109 of 450 copies, 4to, illustrations by Leonard Baskin, original marbled boards. — Hughes, Ted. A Primer of Birds. 1981, number 52 of 250 copies of which this is one of 225 copies, 8vo, signed by the author and artist, woodcut illustrations by Leonard Baskin, original marbled boards. — Baldwin, James. Gypsy and other poems. 1989, one of 325 copies of which this is letter f of 5 copies with an original drawing by Leonard Baskin together with a copperplate, 4to, illustrations by Leonard Baskin, signed by the artist, original calf-backed boards, folding box; all with bookplates.


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Catalogue Note

The Gehenna Press, named after a line in Paradise Lost, was founded by Leonard Baskin in 1942. This collection includes the first Gehenna collaboration between Ted Hughes and Leonard Baskin.

THE JAMES S. COPLEY LIBRARY: ARTS & SCIENCES, INCLUDING THE MARK TWAIN COLLECTION

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