Jun 02, 2022 - Sale 2607

Sale 2607 - Lot 118

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Loos, Anita (1888-1981)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Signed and Inscribed with a Drawing.

New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926.

Octavo, later impression with a large drawing of a blobby human holding a leaf labeled, "fig leaf," with an inscription below, "What Ho! Nude by A. Loos with love to Bea from the artist," the inscription possibly directed to Beatrice Capel, later Lady Michelham; in publisher's half red cloth with patterned paper boards and label on front board, illustrated by Ralph Barton; 7 1/4 x 5 in.

[Together with] Loos' Kiss Hollywood Good-by, New York: Viking Press, 1974, octavo, with a signed and inscribed photograph of a portrait of the artist in the original holograph addressed envelope inserted, reading, "Greetings to Carole Edwards from Anita Loos, May 18th, 1975," sent from Loos's 171 West 57th Street address, with rubber stamp on verso of envelope. (2)