Lot n° 55
1000 - 1200
Result without fees
: 1 800EUR
LECUIRE (Pierre). The Book of Books. I. Paris,... - Lot 55 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
LECUIRE (Pierre). The Book of Books. I. Paris, Pierre Lecuire, 1974. In-folio, in sheets, publisher's slipcase.
First edition of this collection of 22 poems, illustrated with 22 original engravings by 15 artists.
Edition of 130 copies on paper, signed by the author and the artists.
One of the 10 hors commerce, marked A to J, this one n° A, offered to Mila, wife of the artist; it is complete with the signed suite, on fine paper, of the 22 engravings and an additional burin; each plate includes an autograph mention of the artist for Mila.
Attached is an additional engraving on strong paper signed by Etienne Martin, offered to Mila.
Moreover, it is enriched with an autograph letter in pencil, with original drawing, from Pierre Lecuire, who offers to his "dear Mila, on the occasion of Christmas 1974, this book as a token of tenderness and gratitude".
Cat. Books by Pierre Lecuire, BnF, 2001, n° 22.
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