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Image for Signed artist’s proof. A frontispiece design for the book “les Lettres Persanes” [Persian Letters]

Signed artist’s proof. A frontispiece design for the book “les Lettres Persanes” [Persian Letters]

By: Barbier, George

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Francois-Louis Schmied : 1918

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k181227e

Condition: Fine


A frontispiece design for the book “les Lettres Persanes” [Persian Letters} by Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu. 4.75”x7.5” printed in pale green, black, and dusty rose on rag paper. An image of a woman in oriental garb with feathered hat and holding a parrot. Drawn by Barbier as one of a series of 100 frontispieces by a variety of artists engraved and printed by Francois-Louis Schmied in 1918 in a limited edition of fifty portfolios. [Les Cent... View more info

Image for TLS: Charles Schulz typed letter signed, on Schultz’s letterhead

TLS: Charles Schulz typed letter signed, on Schultz’s letterhead

By: Charles Schulz

Price: $650.00

Seller ID: cr181228e


Charles Schulz typed letter signed, on Schultz’s letterhead and accompanied by a color drawing of Woodstock and a typed envelope. 3-pieces: 1) typed letter signed, dated 1990, on 5”x7” blue stationery -- a brief letter of thanks sent to a fan, and enclosing the accompanying colored print of Woodstock. 2) 6”x8” print of Woodstock, which Schulz hand-colored, adding the inscription “Hi, Clara!” in black marker. 3) typed mailing envelope with printed image of... View more info

Image for Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot, Inscriptions by Paul Claudel. #127/500

Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot, Inscriptions by Paul Claudel. #127/500

By: Charlot,Jean

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: New York, John Becker / Merle Armitage / Will And Lynton R. Kistler. : 1933

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Signed by Charlot & designer/printer

Seller ID: k180706b

Condition: Good.


Small 4to, cream-colored paper wrappers with a small illustration on front. 128 pp. #127 of 500 copies signed by Charlot, Merle Armitage [designer], and Lynton Kistler [printer]. The 32 color lithographs were drawn directly on large zinc plates and printed using new techniques that allowed for brilliant color separations. Each plate is preceded by a title-page and a page of descriptive prose by Paul Claudel. A scarce title to find intact because it is frequently broken ... View more info

Image for Original Prospectus for Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot - Signed

Original Prospectus for Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot - Signed

By: Charlot,Jean.

Price: $385.00

Publisher: John Becker / Merle Armitage / Will And Lynton R. Kistler. New York: 1933

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Signed by Charlot in pencil

Seller ID: k180706c

Condition: Fine


The scarce four-page prospectus for Charlot's first "Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs" published in 1933. Containing an original lithograph of plate 25 - “La Malinche”, although with a few design and color differences than the image in the book. The prospectus is unusually signed in pencil by Charlot, making it a doubly scarce find. Fine condition. View more info

Image for 100 Woodcuts by Posada - One of 25 signed copies

100 Woodcuts by Posada - One of 25 signed copies

By: POSADA, Jose Guadalupe / Charlot, Jean

Price: $1,450.00

Publisher: Mexico D.F.: Arsacio Venegas Arroyo/The Taylor Museum - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center: 1947

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k180706a

Condition: Good+


Limited edition of 450 copies, of which 400 were for sale with 25 each reserved for Arroyo and Charlot. 100 loose numbered leaves with a woodcut on each and a 31-page pamphlet containing a foreword by Jean Charlot, introduction by W.S. Stallings, and a bibliography of Posada’s works. Each woodcut measures 1”-2” inside a 2-1/2”x3-1/4” solid pastel frame and printed on 6.5”x9.5” beige pulp paper -- Spanish verse at bottom. The plates are pulled from Posada... View more info

Image for Willy Pogany - Original pen and ink illustration for Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser

Willy Pogany - Original pen and ink illustration for Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser

By: Willy Pogany

Price: $750.00

Publisher: 1911

Seller ID: 181229b


Willy Pogany - Original pen and ink illustration for Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser [London: G.G. Harrap & Co., 1911]. 5-1/8”x7-5/8” with the head of Medusa and snakes above images of a weeping man and woman. Signed by Pogany in lower left corner. Tannhäuser was the first of Pogany’s efforts to illustrate Wagner and is considered to be one of his best works. This original drawing lacks the red lines that were added during printing to make the duotoned illust... View more info