Sale: 328 / Rare Books, Nov. 19./20. 2007 in Hamburg Lot 1392

 
Aristide Maillol - Les pastorales de Longus. 1937.

1392
Aristide Maillol
Les pastorales de Longus. 1937.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,100
Sold:
€ 1,440 / $ 1.584

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Longus, (Les pastorales ou) Daphnis & Chloé. (Traduction d'Amyot. Revue et complétée par P.-L. Courier). With 48 orig. woodcuts (1 on wrapper) by A. Maillol. Paris, Ph. Gonin 1937. Contemp. vellum with title on spine (orig. wrappers bound in). 8vo. 1 l., 217 pp., 2 ll.
Guérin 76ff. - Skira 216. - Monod 7261. - Rauch 141. - Artist and the Book 174. - Garvey/Wick 22. - Mornand 22, p. 304. - Strachan p. 337. - Maillol-Kat. Baden-Baden 1978, No. 161. - Roman numb. copy oiutside of trade on "papier Maillol", signed by the artist in publisher's imprint. - Copy of the Frech original edition of the famous book illustration by Maillol, a German and English edition were published in the same year. - "It is perhaps the most harmonious of Maillol's illustrated books" (E. Garvey). - Prelim and title with small paper thinnings.

1392
Aristide Maillol
Les pastorales de Longus. 1937.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,100
Sold:
€ 1,440 / $ 1.584

(incl. 20% surcharge)