1869 - 1954
DESSINS (D. BKS. 3)
The complete book, comprising one etching, 1925, signed in pencil and numbered 36/100 (total edition includes 20 hors commerce impressions and 1,000 unsigned impressions on Lafuma paper), loose, on chine collé with an Arches wove paper support, also stamp-numbered 36 on the justification, with text by Waldemar George and 64 reproductions of drawings, bound (as issued), in the original paper covers
plate: 92 by 122 mm 3⅝ by 4¾ in
book overall: 265 by 215 by 23 mm 10⅜ by 8½ by ⅞ in
With wide margins, the print is in good condition apart from pale discoloration at sheet edges and a few fox marks. (Tiny tear at lower left sheet edge and a few soft handling creases.) The book with pale discoloration at sheet edges, an occasional fox mark, some minor spots of soiling or stray ink and minor wear to the binding.
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