1953. Item #A5199
Parke-Bernet Galleries. Modern French Illustrated Books: Including Important Surrealist Work and Other Illustrated Art Books. Part II of the Collection of Harriman Douglas, Los Angeles, Calif. NY, Jan. 13-14, 1953. Auction catalogue no. 1398. 731 lots, many ills. Very good paperbound (covers edge worn, browned; internally fine). Bid sheet laid in; no prices realized. ** A spectacular collection, with many monuments of modernist and French School book art and binding (Duchamp's Glass, Mallarme's Un Coup de Des, a Paul Eluard manuscript, Rene Char's Arsenal, Pierre Legrain bindings, and much, much more) by all the leading artists. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (We may also have Part I; if found, it will be offered to the buyer of Part II).