Oct 11, 2012 - Sale 2289

Sale 2289 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 720
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(ALPHABET.) D'Ariane à Zoé: Alphabet Galant et Sentimental. 26 lithographed plates by Dunoyer de Segonzac, Dufy, Laurencin, Legrand, Lydis, and others. Small folio, contents loose as issued in original wrappers; contents clean; glassine dust jacket; board chemise and slipcase, chemise backstrip soiled. Paris: Librairie de France, 1930

Additional Details

first edition of a collection of verse and prose texts about women whose names begin with each letter of the alphabet, with an illustration for each. The authors include Colette, Giraudoux, Maurois, and Valéry. one of 20 copies on Japon, with 2 additional suites of the plates, this copy unnumbered, from an edition of 150.