Nov 09, 2021 - Sale 2587

Sale 2587 - Lot 58

Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
DION, MARK. Fragment of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure.

Contains numerous off-set printed lithographs and digital prints, variously sized and edge mounted, the majority with his studio stamp on versos, occasional manuscript pencil annotations; folding chemise mounted to rear pastedown contains loosely inserted colophon, two digital prints, four lithographs, two pop-up maps in full buffalo leather, and an original drawing ("The Stump") signed by the artist (in envelope). 4to, publisher's 1/2 buffalo leather over paper covered boards, printed cover label titled in manuscript; pictorial cloth chemise stamped in black and gilt; matching cloth slipcase. Deluxe issue of Dion's first book, number 1 of 6 copies with a unique signed drawing in colored pencil, "enhanced with original drawings and annotated by the artist," additionally signed by him on the colophon. The edition consisted of 36 numbered copies (only the first 6 issued with original drawings, as here) and 9 artist's proofs. Paris: Christophe Daviet-Thery/Xn Éditions, 2007