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Summer Sunday Selection

As we glide into Summer our specialists at SHAPERO Rare Books and SHAPERO Modern have put together a selection of books, prints and photographs suited to a Summer Sunday.

 

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  1. First edition, number 133 of 300 copies on Holland paper; 4to (195 x 185 mm); 30 lithographed tonal illustrations; contemporary morocco backed marbled boards ruled in gilt, with the original wrappers bound in, the upper with a further, plain woodcut illustration by Denis.

    £6,500
  2. Tenth edition; 8vo; 3 folding engraved plates, two with offsetting from folding, a few recent and older marginal repairs, numerous old pencil annotations. Rebound in twentieth century half black calf, marbled paper boards. Contents a little marked and toned, spine slightly faded, a very nice copy.

    £675
  3. Six colour lithograph, 2019, on Somerset Velvet Warm White 400gsm, signed, numbered and dated from the edition of 200, produced by Counter Studio, Margate, 76.6 x 60 cm. (30¼ x 23½ in.)

    £675
  4. Baked enamel on convex metal sheet, 1974, signed in black ball-point pen on the Edition Staeck label on the revers, from the numbered edition of 80, published by Edition Staeck, Heidelberg, 20 x 30 cm. (7.9 x 11.8 in.)

    £9,500
  5. Screenprint in colours, 2018, on wove paper, from the edition of 125, signed, dated, and numbered by the artist verso, published by Counter Editions, 76 x 56 cm. (29.9 x 22 in.)

    £3,500
  6. Screenprint in colours, 2014, signed, edition of 50, 54 x 42 cm. (21¼ x 16½ in.)

    £650
  7. 8vo., xxiii, 416pp., engraved portrait frontispiece and seven engraved plates by Bertall, illustrated title-page vignette, numerous wood-engravings in the text, occasional light foxing throughout. Fine French-style calf, spine richly gilt with label, a.e.g.

    £525
  8. First and limited numbered edition of only 2000 printed, (although 3500 were planned), this copy numbered 1671, landscape 4to., 312pp., numerous vintage photographic illustrations with French text, (together with a separate saddle-stitched English translation by Peter Hull also published in 1991, 64pp.), publisher's blue leatherette, the upper cover mounted with a stunning silver metal intaglio plaque, rubbing to head of spine, else fine, both books housed in original decorative slip-case, which is a little worn and chipped from protecting the superb content.

    £650
 

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