1882 - 1963
GRANDS LIVRES ILLUSTRÉS (V. 134)
The complete exhibition catalogue, 1958, comprising two lithographs printed in purple, the first for the cover, the second hors-texte, signed in pencil, on wove paper (folded, as issued), also elaborately signed in ink on the frontispiece, dated and dedicated 'Pour Fernand Mourlot / avec mes compliments', printed by Mourlot, published by Maeght, Paris, contained in cloth-covered boards and slipcase (2 prints)
sheet (unfolded): 215 by 496 mm 8½ by 19½ in
overall: 226 by 265 by 18 mm 8⅞ by 10½ by⅝ in
The folded sheet, in good condition except it is faintly discolored with faint off-printing on the facing page. The corners slightly softened. The exhibition catalogue and cover, in good condition apart from occasional tiny handling creases and very faint discoloration along the edges of the text pages.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.