Les Pensees [serigraph artist's book, presentation copy, 1 of 50]. Heraclite d'Ephese, Andre Girard, Heraclitus.
Les Pensees [serigraph artist's book, presentation copy, 1 of 50]
Les Pensees [serigraph artist's book, presentation copy, 1 of 50]
Les Pensees [serigraph artist's book, presentation copy, 1 of 50]

Les Pensees [serigraph artist's book, presentation copy, 1 of 50]

1949. Heraclite [Heraclitus]. Les Pensees. Princeton, NJ: "Collection Contraste" Editions Lipton 1949. 32 loose unnunmbered bifolia plus illustrated rear endpaper (all according with OCLC record), in softcover chemise which is within translucent vellum wrappers printed with a design by Girard (rather torn). Base of spine irregularly worn away. The plates show slight handling wear and soil at the margins but are overall very good and clean. No. 3 of 50 copies (presentation copy from Girard to translator Jean Mariani, "retouche specialement pour Jean Mariani"). Laid in: ANs to Mariani from artist Marielle Bancou, expressing her admiration for the book. ** Girard interprets 122 thoughts of Heraclitus in full- or double-page hand-lettered and havily inked screen-printed illustrations, most in color. The style is eclectic, bold, and intensely personal. Girard, a well-known poster and theater set designer in 1930s Paris and an active member of the French Resistance, went into self-exile in the United States in the 1940s. Unusual and very scarce. Shipping/handling will be extra; please keep this in mind when ordering. Item #25708

Price: $850.00

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