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Lot 4158

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Fray Antonio Caulin: ideologia e historia by Edgard Rodriguez Leal - Dated 1975 by Instituto de Antropologia e Historia, Universidad Central de Venezuela
- Conversion de Piritu y Tratado historico by Ramon Bueno, Matias Ruiz Blanco - Dated 1965 by Academia Nacional de la Historia - First Edition - Title number 78 in the series Fuentes para la historia colonial de Venezuela.
- Memorias de Agustin Codazzi by Andres Soriano Lleras, Alberto Lee Lopez, Agustin Codazzi Translated by Alberto Lee Lopez, Andres Soriano Lleras - Dated 1973 by Banco de la Republica - Archivo de la Economia Nacional 32.
- Historia documentada de los agustinos en Venezuela durante la epoca colonial by Fernando Campo del Pozo - Dated 1968 by Academia Nacional de la Historia - First Edition - Title number 91 in the series Fuentes para la historia colonial de Venezuela.
- Relato de las misiones de los Padres de la Compania de Jesus en las islas y en tierra firme de America meridonial by Pierre Pelleprat - Dated 1965 by Academia Nacional de la Historia - First Edition - Title number 77 in the series Fuentes para la historia colonial de Venezuela.
- La aportacion extranjera a las misiones espanolas del patronato regio by Lazaro de Aspurz - Dated 1946 by Consejo de Hispanidad - First Edition
- El mito del Dorado: su genesis y proceso con el Discovery de Walter Raleigh by Bettry Moore, Demetrio Ramos Perez Translated by Bettry Moore - Dated 1973 by Academia Nacional de la Historia - First Edition - Title number 116 in the series Fuentes para la historial colonial de Venezuela.
 
Lot 4159

$80

Title: The C. G. Wallace Collection of American Indian Art
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc.
City: New York
Year: 1975
Binding Style: Perfect Binding
Pagination: 193 pages
Width: 9" Height: 9.25"
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in illustrated wrappers. Book shows shelfwear. Binding is sound. Interior is clean and without markings. Profusely illustrated.
 
Lot 4160

$35

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique children's and adult literature books in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "The Vision; or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri" (Frederick Warne & Co., 1889), translated by Henry Francis Cary, and "The Sources and Analogies of "A Midsummer-Nigh's Dream" Compiled by Frank Sidgwick" (Chatto & Windus, 1908). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4161

$80

Title: A Collection of Famous Chinese Paintings: Tang, Sung, Yuan and Ming Dynasties
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Ch'eng Wen Publishing Company
City: Taipei, Taiwan
Year: 1970
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 15.5" Height: 21"
Condition / Notes: Elephant folios are bound in patterned green cloth with illustrated front covers and Chinese characters to spine and front cover. Tightly-bound books show light shelfwear. Front endpaper of second volume has small tears along hinge and one at top margin of pastedown. Pages are clean and without markings. Contains 221 full-page reproductions of Chinese paintings, with a small number of these reproduced in color. Preliminary texts in Chinese only. Table of contents and captions in both Chinese and English.
 
Lot 4162

$100

Details: This lot features four, original antique Chinese rubbings on rice paper. Each piece measures approximately 14" by 36" and all are mounted on silk-covered paper. Two are also housed in wooden frames with black finish and gilt detailing.
Condition / Notes: These pieces show beautifully with a few scattered age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4163

$950

Title: Cosi fan tutte: dramma giocoso in due atti. Musica di Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Author: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. He composed over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral music. He is among the most enduringly popular of classical composers.

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 2001
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 47 pages
Width: 16.5" Height: 16.75"
Book Details: "Cosi fan tutte, ossia La scuola degli amanti" ("Thus Do They All, or The School For Lovers") K. 588, is an Italian language opera buffa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart first performed in 1790. The libretto was written by Lorenzo Da Ponte.

"Cosi fan tutte" is one of the three Mozart operas for which Da Ponte wrote the libretto. The other two Da Ponte-Mozart collaborations were "Le nozze di Figaro" and "Don Giovanni."

Although it is commonly held that "Cosi fan tutte" was written and composed at the suggestion of the Emperor Joseph II, recent research does not support this idea. There is evidence that Mozart's contemporary Antonio Salieri tried to set the libretto but left it unfinished. In 1994, John Rice uncovered two terzetti by Salieri in the Austrian National Library.

The title, Così fan tutte, literally means "Thus do all [women]" but it is often rendered as "Women are like that". The words are sung by the three men in act 2, scene 13, just before the finale. Da Ponte had used the line "Così fan tutte le belle" earlier in Le nozze di Figaro (in act 1, scene 7).

Condition / Notes: This is a rare limited edition of this Mozart opera, signed by Balthus on the limitation page. This is number 228 of 300.

This elephant folio is bound in teal-green silk cloth with gilt-lettered leather label to front cover. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains the full Italian text of the opera. Book is illustrated with 6 multicolor woodcuts by Balthus. The opera, conducted by Hans Rosbaud at the Aix-en-Provence festival of July 1957, is included on three CDs inserted into specially designed box.

This edition was designed and printed in Monotype Centaur by Michael and WInifred Bixler. The woodcuts were cut and editioned by Keiji Shinohara.

Velvet-lined clamshell case with inset gilt-lettered leather spine label is in fine condition. Case measures approximately 17.5" x 18.25". Club Newsletter specific to this volume is laid-in.
 
Lot 4164

$2,400

Title: Five Lithographs
Artist: John Biggers
Medium: Lithograph
Features: Signature
Print Year: 1994
Width: 18.25" Height: 24.0"
Art Notes: This series of lithographs is number 58 of 60, individually numbered and signed by John Biggers. The portfolio contains title page, colophon and the complete series of five full-page black and white lithographs designed to illustrate The Limited Editions Club publication of Maya Angelou's poem "Our Grandmothers".

Red cloth-covered case with stamped black lettering to front cover is in excellent condition. Elephant folio case measures approximately 19" x 25". Please note that the Limited Editions Club publication referenced above is also being offered in this auction.
Condition: Prints and clamshell case are in excellent condition.
 
Lot 4165

$15

Title: Osservazioni della lingua italiana raccolte dal Cinonio illustrate ed accresciute dal Cavaliere Luigi Lamberti. Volume quarto
Author: Cinonio - Marcoantonio Mambellli, called "il Cinonio" was a Italian Jesuit and man of letters, best known for "Osservazioni sulla lingua italiana," considered the first grammar devoted to the Italian language proper.
Publisher: Societa Tipografico de Classici Italiani
City: Milan
Year: 1813
Binding Style: Sewn Binding
Pagination: 589 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in original wrappers. Book shows loss of material along fore edges of front and rear cover, as well as of initial 25 pages of text (loss only affects margins and not text). Minor loss of material to spine. Book is soundly bound. Partially uncut pages are clean and bright.
 
Lot 4166

$900

Title: Sight and Touch
Author: Octavio Paz - Octavio Paz Lozano was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the 1982 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1990 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Translator: Claude Esteban, Eliot Weinberger - Eliot Weinberger is a contemporary American writer, essayist, editor, and translator. His work regularly appears in translation and has been published in some thirty languages. Collections of his essays have most recently appeared in Russia, Albania, Flemish Belgium, Spain and Germany.

Weinberger first gained recognition for his translations of the Nobel Prize winning writer and poet Octavio Paz. His many translations of the work of Paz include the Collected Poems 1957-1987, In Light of India, and Sunstone. Among Weinberger's other translations are Vicente Huidobro's "Altazor," Xavier Villaurrutia's "Nostalgia for Death," and Jorge Luis Borges' "Seven Nights." His edition of Borges’ Selected Non-Fictions received the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism.

Today, Weinberger is primarily known for his literary writings (essays) and political articles, the former characterized by their experimental style, verging on a kind of documentary prose poetry, and the latter highly critical of American politics and foreign policy, particularly during the Bush administration.

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 1994
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 22.5" Height: 23.75"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this collection of poetry by Mexican poet Octavio Paz, signed by the author and illustrator Balthus on the colophon page. This is number 228 of 300.

This elephant folio is bound in linen-covered boards with leather spine and inset printed label to front cover. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains Paz's poem in English, Spanish and French, illustrated by three large tipped-in multicolor woodcuts by Balthus.

This edition was designed by Dan Carr and printed on handmade Kozo Uwazen paper. The book was set in Monotype Lutetia by Julia Ferrari and Dan Carr at Golgonooza Letter Foundry and printed at Wilde Carrot Letterpress, Hadley, Massachusetts. The wood blocks were cut and editioned by Keiji Shinohara.

Tan cloth-covered clamshell case with printed leather title label and velvet lining is in fine condition. Case measures approximately 23.75" x 25.5". Club Newsletter specific to this volume is laid-in.
 
Lot 4167

$10

Title: Modelling Late Victorian Battleships
Author: Brian King
Publisher: Pier Books/Dupont Communications
City: Piermont, New York
Year: 2001
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 128 pages
Width: 8.75" Height: 11.5"
Condition / Notes: Volumes are in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated with color & b&w photos, diagrams and drawings.

Please note that this lot contains 28 copies of THE SAME TITLE.
 
Lot 4168

$15

Title: El Orinoco ilustrado y defendido
Author: Jose Gumilla - Jose Gumilla was a Jesuit priest who wrote a natural history of the Orinoco River region. In 1705 he left Spain for New Granada (today Colombia) where he studied at the Universidad Javeriana in Bogota. He was ordained in 1714 and went to the Orinoco Mission. In 1701 he went to Venezuela and worked there for 35 years. He was sometime Rector of the School of Cartagena, Provincial Superior of New Granada, and Procurator in Rome from 1738. Here he wrote "El Orinoco Ilustrado" (Madrid , 1741) . He returned to South America in 1743 with Filippo Salvatore Gilii. Gumilla introduced coffee into Venezuela in 1732. The beans were exported to Brazil.

Publisher: Academia Nacional de la Historia
City: Caracas
Year: 1963
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Perfect Binding
Pagination: clii/519 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9"
Book Details: This is volume 68 of the series Biblioteca de la Academia Nacional de la Historia.
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in original printed wrappers. Book shows light external wear. Lightly age-toned pages display light pencil underlining and marginalia.
 
Lot 4169

$60

Title: The Races
Artist: William Gropper
Medium: Lithograph
Features: Signed In Plate
Print Year: 1935
Width: 21.25" Height: 25.25"
Condition: Well-preserved color lithograph under glass, in wooden frame. Frame shows wear, with chipping to edges.
 
Lot 4170

$50

Title: Historia de Venezuela
Author: Pedro de Aguado - Pedro de Aguado was a Spanish Franciscan friar who spent around 15 years in the New Kingdom of Granada, preaching to the Indians. During this time he collected source material for a history of the region, and began a manuscript, "Recopilación historial," which he completed in Spain between 1576 and 1583 but was unable to publish. The manuscript was used by other historians, but was not published until the twentieth century.

Editor: Jeronimo Becker - Jerónimo Bécker y González was a Spanish historian, diplomat and journalist.  He became a member of the Real Sociedad Geográfica de España in 1913. He was created a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic in 1914.

Publisher: Imprenta y Editorial Maestre
City: Madrid
Year: 1950
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 6.75" Height: 9.25"
Condition / Notes: Handsome set is bound in full leather with raised bands and gilt-lettered spines with raised bands. Books show mild external wear, with rubbing to boards. Volumes are tightly bound. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front pastedowns. Pages are clean and without markings.
 
Lot 4171

$25

Title: Descubrimiento y conquista de Venezuela (Textos historicos contemporaneos y documentos fundamentales)
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Academia Nacional de la Historia
City: Caracas
Year: 1962
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Perfect Binding
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 6.25" Height: 9"
Book Details: Title number 54 of the series Biblioteca de la Academia Nacional de la Historia.
Condition / Notes: Volumes are bound in original printed wrappers. Books show light shelfwear. Lightly age-toned pages display occasional light pencil markings.
 
Lot 4172

$45

Title: Recopilacion historial de Venezuela
Author: Pedro de Aguado - Pedro de Aguado was a Spanish Franciscan friar who spent around 15 years in the New Kingdom of Granada, preaching to the Indians. During this time he collected source material for a history of the region, and began a manuscript, "Recopilación historial," which he completed in Spain between 1576 and 1583 but was unable to publish. The manuscript was used by other historians, but was not published until the twentieth century.

Publisher: Academia Nacional de la Historia
City: Caracas
Year: 1963
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Perfect Binding
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 6.5" Height: 9"
Condition / Notes: Volumes are bound in original printed wrappers. Books show light external wear. Pages are clean and without markings.
 
Lot 4173

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These leather-bound
books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications. Please note the rubbing and wear (consistent with age and use) on the edges of the bindings.
 
Lot 4174

$90

Book Details: This lot includes the group of Limited Editions Club books shown in the corresponding image(s). This collection contains titles by American authors, among which are Ambrose Bierce's "Tales of Soldiers & Civilians" (1943) and "The Luck of the Roaring Camp" (1941) by Bret Harte. These attractively illustrated books are signed by their illustrators. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. All of these books show light pencil markings to copyright page and, occasionally, to adjacent page and/or rear flyleaf. Please note that "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne has a detached spine cover with loss of bottom fourth and significant edgewear to rear board. Otherwise markings are as listed above.
 
Lot 4175

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s),
two complete sets of these oversize works. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books have some condition issues consistent with their age and use.
The bindings are loose and worn, especially at the corners.
 
Lot 4176

$70

Book Details: This lot includes the group of Limited Editions Club books shown in the corresponding image(s). These titles are all part of the series "The Evergreen Tales; or, Tales for the Ageless." This collection contains"The Story of Aladdin & the Wonderful Lamp," "The Story of Joseph and His Brothers," "The Tale of King Midas and the Golden Touch as Told by Nathaniel Hawthorne," "The Tale of Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves" and "Pandora's Box." All these attractively illustrated books are signed by illustrator and/or General Editor of the series Jean Hersholt. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. All of these books show light pencil markings to copyright page and, occasionally, to adjacent page and/or rear flyleaf.
 
Lot 4177

$80

Title: The Kingdom of This World
Author: Alejo Carpentier - Alejo Carpentier y Valmont was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its famous "boom" period. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland, Carpentier grew up in Havana, Cuba; and despite his European birthplace, Carpentier strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life. He traveled extensively, particularly in France, and to South America and Mexico, where he met prominent members of the Latin American cultural and artistic community. Carpentier took a keen interest in Latin American politics and often aligned himself with revolutionary movements, such as Fidel Castro's Communist Revolution in Cuba in the mid-century. Carpentier was jailed and exiled for his leftist political philosophies.

With a developed knowledge of music, Carpentier explored musicology, publishing an in-depth study of the music of Cuba, "La música en Cuba" and integrated musical themes and literary techniques throughout his works. He explored elements of Afro-Cubanism and incorporated the cultural aspects into the majority of his writings. Although Carpentier wrote in a myriad of genres, such as journalism, radio drama, playwrighting, academic essays, opera and libretto, he is best known for his novels. He was among the first practitioners of magical realism using the technique, "lo real maravilloso" to explore the fantastic quality of Latin American history and culture. The most famous example of Afro-Cuban influence and use of "lo real maravilloso" is Carpentier's 1949 novel "El reino de este mundo" ("The Kingdom of this World") about the Haitian revolution of the late 18th century.

Carpentier's writing style integrated the resurgent Baroque style, or New World Baroque style that Latin American artists adopted from the European model and assimilated to the Latin American artistic vision. With a first-hand experience of the French Surrealist movement, Carpentier also adapted the Surrealist theory to Latin American literature. Always eager to explore more than Cuban identity, Carpentier used his traveling experiences throughout Europe and Latin American to expand his understanding of Latin American identity. Carpentier wove elements of Latin American political history, music, social injustice and art into the tapestries of his writings, all of which exerted a decisive influence on the works of younger Latin American and Cuban writers like Lisandro Otero, Leonardo Padura and Fernando Velázquez Medina.

Translator: Harriet de Onis
Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 1987
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 104 pages
Width: 11.25" Height: 15.5"
Book Details: "The Kingdom of This World" (Spanish: El reino de este mundo) is a novella by Cuban author Alejo Carpentier, published in 1949 in his native Spanish and first translated into English in 1957. A work of historical fiction, it tells the story of Haiti before, during, and after the Haitian Revolution as seen by its central character, Ti Noel, who serves as the novel's connecting thread. Carpentier's work has been influenced by his multi-cultural experience and his passion for the arts, as well as by authors such as Miguel de Cervantes. The novel stems from the author's desire to retrace the roots and history of the New World, and is embedded with magic realism.

Throughout the novel, varying perceptions of reality that arise due to cultural differences between its characters are emphasized and contrasted. Carpentier explores hybridization, nature, voodoo, ethnicity, history and destiny, confusion, violence, and sexuality in a style that blends history with fiction and uses repetition to emphasize the cyclical nature of events. The novel was largely well-received with much attention paid to Carpentier's inclusion of magic realism and "The Kingdom of This World" has been described as an important work in the development of this genre in Caribbean and Latin American literature. However, some technical aspects of his style have been ignored by the academic community, and the novel's narrative organization has been criticized.

Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work by Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier, signed by both illustrator Roberto Juarez and John Hersey, who wrote the introduction. Their signatures appear on the colophon page. This is number 215 of 750.

This folio is bound in black Oasis goatskin on the spine and fore-edge with burgundy Japanese cloth on the boards. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains full-page etchings by Roberto Juarez.

Robert Juarez (b. 1952) is a highly acclaimed American painter and printmaker, who has earned an important position in the art world since his first exhibition in 1977. His travels to Mexico, Rome, the Dominican Republic, and India have a definitive effect on his art. His works are inspired by visual sources across a multicultural spectrum which he then reinterprets in his unique way. Juarez gravitated toward the traditions of Hispanic and non-Western painting, decorative arts and crafts, including pre-Columbian motifs. An Asian formal esthetic, too, is evident in the division of many of his canvases into vertical sections like those in decorative screens.

The text of this edition was set in a special cutting of eighteen point American Monotype Janson at Out of Sorts Letterfoundery. The text has been printed at Wild Carrot Letterpress on mould-made Cartiere Enrico Magnani paper. The etchings were printed, :chine colle" on hand-made Japanese tissue to hand-made Richard de Bas paper, by Peter Pettengill, Paul Taylor and Bruce Chandler. The design is by Benjamin Schiff.

Full-cloth black slipcase is in fine condition. Case measures approximately 11.5" x 16".
 
Lot 4178

$150

Title: Todesfuge with Echo d'une terre / Echo einer Erde, an etching by Gisele Celan-Lestrange, a recording of the poem read by the poet and a translation with an afterwoord by John Felstiner
Author: Paul Celan - Paul Celan was a Romanian poet and translator. He was born as Paul Antschel into a Jewish family in the former Kingdom of Romania (now Ukraine), and changed his name to "Paul Celan" (where Celan in Romanian would be pronounced Chelan, and was derived from Ancel, pronounced Antshel), becoming one of the major German-language poets of the post-World War II era.

Translator: John Felstiner - John Felstiner is an American literary critic, translator, and poet. He is Professor Emeritus at Stanford University and the author of multiple books and articles. His interests include poetry in various languages, environmental and ecologic poems, literary translation, Vietnam era poetry and Holocaust studies.
Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 2001
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 12.5" Height: 16.5"
Book Details: "Todesfuge," the author's most famous poem, was originally published.
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work by the German-language poet Paul Celan, signed by translator John Felstiner. This is number 228 of 300. SIgnature appears on limitation page.

Volume is bound in in somber granite polished linen over boards. Embossed title label inset to front cover. Black embossed titles to spine. Book is in excellent condition.

This copy was printed by Dan Carr and Julia Ferrari at Golgonooza Letter Foundry and Press. The frontispiece photograpvure was made and printed by Jon Goodman. The paper was made by hand for this book by HMP>

Poem is presented, first in the original German and followed by the English translation and ending with Felstiner's commentary. CD of recording by Celan reciting the work ( in German ) laid-in to custom pocket of box.  Encased in like covered, ultra-suede lined Solander box.
 
Lot 4179

$1,300

Title: Poems
Author: Frank O'Hara - Francis Russell "Frank" O'Hara was an American writer, poet and art critic. He was a member of the New York School of poetry.  "The Collected Poems" of Frank O'Hara edited by Donald Allen (Knopf, 1971), the first of several posthumous collections, shared the 1972 National Book Award for Poetry.

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 1988
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 18" Height: 22"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this collection of poetry by Frank O'Hara, signed in facsimile by Dutch-American abstract expressionist artist Willem de Kooning on the colophon page. This is number 375 of 550.

This elephant folio is bound in black leather with stamped gilt lettering on front cover. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains 17 original lithographs. This series of lithographs was originally created in 1967 as charcoal drawings on sheets of plastic, to illustrate O'Hara's "Ode to Willem de Kooning" (In Memory of My Feelings, MOMA, 1967). However, only three of De Kooning's drawings were used in the MOMA publication. Here the complete original suite of 17 drawings is first published in its entirety. They are accompanied by a new selection of poems by O'Hara.

The text has been set in English Monotype Bodoni 135 by Julia Ferrari and Dan Carr at Golgonooza Letterfoundry and Hand-Composed by Arthur Larson at Horton Tank Graphics. The display type is Bauer Bodoni. The text has been printed at Wild Carrot Letterpress. The paper was made at Cartiere Enrico Magnani. Thy mylars were transferred to lithographic plates at American Atelier by Benjamin Shiff and printed under his direction at Trestle Editions. The lithographs were printed on Japanese Kitakata. The prints were hand-torn and applied with intaglio presses to the text page at Wingate Studio and Renaissance Press. This book was designed and edited by Benjamin Shiff.

Black cloth clamshell case with inset gilt-lettered leather spine label and velvet lining shows light shelfwear, with lightly bumped outside corners and cracks at ends of fore-edge panel. Case measures approximately 19" x 23.5".
 
Lot 4180

$35

Title: Elements et pratique de l'architecture navale, 1805
Author: David Steel
Publisher: Le Chasse-Maree/ArMen
City: Unknown
Year: 2001
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Other - see description
Width: 19.5" Height: 20"
Condition / Notes: Gray-cloth clamshell folio folder contains full-sized reproduction of 38 folded plates, with English-language text on plates. Folder and plates are in excellent condition.
 
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