Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 57

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
JEAN GENET (1910-1986) ; and JEAN COCTEAU (1889-1963)

Querelle de Brest.

29 lithographs by Cocteau and one original pencil drawing for plate at page 87 (20x15cm; 8x6 inches on 12x9-inch sheet). 4to, rebound in gilt-lettered polished rose calf, scuffed, most heavily along spine; original wrappers bound in with silk marker. From a total edition of 525. [Paris: Morihien, 1947].

Additional Details

one of only 15 copies containing the original drawing but lacking the extra suite of plates as called for.