Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 232

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,500 - $ 6,000
BASKIN, LEONARD. Horned Beetles and Other Insects. 32 etched plates on a variety of hand made European and Japanese papers, lettered tissue guards. Oblong 8vo, bound in full red morocco by The Harcourt Bindery, spine ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, central beetle design on front and rear covers, some faint discoloration to front board; gilt turn ins, occasional minor spotting and offsetting to contents; cloth slipcase. Number 16 of 30 copies signed by Baskin; presentation copy, inscribed: "For Rita with love / Leonard." Additional initialed inscription below in different hand: "For my beloved wife Christmas '58." Bridwell/Gehenna 14. Northampton: the Gehenna Press, 1958