Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 236

Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,500
(CASTELLON, FEDERICO / AQUARIUS PRESS.) Poe, Edgar Allan. The Mask of the Red Death. Portfolio and bound volume with complete text and 16 color lithographs and an additional suite of 22 color lithographs. Folio, uniformly bound in publisher's 1/4 black calf over fleur-de-lys patterned linen boards, spine titles gilt, fine. Printed by Desjobert, Paris. Housed in original cloth clamshell box. One of 25 deluxe numbered copies on BFK Rives, of a total edition of 535. Signed and numbered XIV in ink by Castellon, with an additional presentation inscription "To Elizabeth & Kurt Lederer" on the justification page. Each print in the additional suite signed in pencil, lower right, and 6 prints numbered XIV/XXV and signed in pencil. Deluxe issue of the first publication of the Aquarius Press. Freundlich 191-206. Baltimore: The Mulberry Press/The Aquarius Press, 1969