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    Sale 2179 | Lot 5
    Price Realized: $1,560With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2179 Lot 5

      (ALPHABET BOOKS.) Group of 7 illustrated alphabet books. Various illustrators. Mostly 8vo and 4to, original bindings. Condition very good. Vp, vd
      Estimate $1,000-1,500

      Shahn, Ben. The Alphabet of Creation. Illustrated. 62/500 copies; additionally inscribed by Shahn. New York: Spiral Press, 1954 * King, Ronald. Alphabeta Concertina. Second printing. 1/1000 copies. Surrey: Circle Press, 1984 * An Acrobatic Alphabet. Illustrated by Barbara Crow. 109/335 copies. Andoversford, 1986 * An Alphabet. Calligraphic letters by Yvette Rutledge and wood engravings by Barry Moser. 107/150 copies signed by Moser. West Hatfield: Pennyroyal Press, 1986 * Livay, Yaron. The World Upside-down Alphabet. 4/10 signed copies bound in full leather; total edition of 50. London: Flying Sugar Press, 1991 * Wahrhaftig, Lila. My Alphabet Book. Binding by Marie Kelzer. 35/250 signed copies. Oakland, 1993 * ABÉCÉDAIRE des Filles et de l'Enfant Chéri. Erotic calligraphic letters in the style of Jules Pascin after the 1924 edition by Pierre MacOrlan. 46/250 copies. Np, post-1960.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,560