Sale: 328 / Rare Books, Nov. 19./20. 2007 in Hamburg Lot 1233

 
Hans Erni - Amour et Destin. 1973


 
1233
Hans Erni
Amour et Destin. 1973
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,800
Sold:
€ 2,520 / $ 3.024

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Amour et destin du livre. Hans Erni, Jean Graven, Konrad Kehl. With 1 embossed printing (wrapper) and 16 orig. etchings in colours and an extra suite with 16 sign orig. etchings in colours by H. Erni. Lausanne, A. and P. Gonin 1973. Loose gatherings in orig. wrappers with orig. half vellum cover in slipcase. Folio. 225 pp., 2 ll.
Giroud 57. - Monod 231. - 1 of 20 (complete print run 180) numb. copies of the De Luxe Edition with a signed extra suite. - With a fullpage sign. orig. feather drawing on prelim, with a dedication by Erni in the right margin. - Publisher's imprint signed by publisher, artist and the authors. - Published on occasion of the UNESCO's "International year of the book". - Etchings printed on the hand press by P. Sarto, Saint-Prex, all copperplates were discarded after printing. - With portraits of Gutenberg, Bodoni, Cervantes, Lenin, Marx, Rousseau, Goethe, Dickens, Bodmer et al. - Slipcase somewhat faded, else in mint condition.

1233
Hans Erni
Amour et Destin. 1973
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,800
Sold:
€ 2,520 / $ 3.024

(incl. 20% surcharge)