Lot n° 84
300 - 400
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LABOUREUR. TOESCA (Maurice). Ploughman in... - Lot 84 - Kâ-Mondo
LABOUREUR. TOESCA (Maurice). Ploughman in Briere. Free counterpoint by Toesca. Nancy, Beaux Livres - Grands Amis, 1959. In-4, Japanese style paperback, in publisher's folder and case.
Edition illustrated with 20 engraved compositions by Jean-Émile Laboureur.
Printed at 216 copies, one of the 200 on vellum of Rives, and among these one of those (n° 44) reserved to the collaborators.
Enriched with 2 woodcuts, the first one by Jean-Émile Laboureur (self-portrait, accompanied by a print), the second one by Robert Blanchet (vignette in the name of the Société des Beaux Livres); a suite of
20 engraved plates, sheets including the speech and the list of the members of the society; a greeting card for 1959 with engraving of Laboureur (n°40/325); the text of M. Toesca in typescript
(47 pages); a folder of defets including engravings; and finally, of
14 proofs drawn by Laboureur having been used as models for the reprinting (of which a proof 1st state). Each one is annotated by Laboureur who mentioned the title in pencil.
Provenance : Mister Robert Blanchet, Auteuil editions.
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