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"NO WORK CAN COMPARE TO EUCLID'S ELEMENTS IN SCIENTIFIC IMPORTANCE"

(VALERY, Paul) EUCLID. Euclid. Elements of Geometry. New York, 1944.

Limited edition of Euclid's Elements, one of only 500 copies signed by legendary designer Bruce Rogers, with an Introduction from an essay by Paul Valéry praising this timeless work as "masterpiece," featuring a title page image from a wood-cut by Gordon Craig. $2200.

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LA FRANCE TRAVAILLE, WITH OVER 1100 PHOTOGRAVURES, INCLUDING STRIKING VIEWS OF THE EIFFEL TOWER

KOLLAR, Francois. France Travaille. Paris, 1932-1934. Two volumes.

First editions of Kollar’s important series on the French worker, pioneering works in what critic Pierre Mac Orlan “famously termed the ‘social fantastic of the street”—featuring striking images of the Eiffel Tower and French high fashion, with over 1100 photogravures, many tinted and full-page, complete with 15 heliogravure wrappers bound in. $1350.

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VALERY’S ALBUM DE VERS ANCIENS—EMLEN ETTING’S COPY

VALERY, Paul. Album de Vers Anciens. Paris, 1927.

Limited edition of Valery’s Album de Vers Anciens, limited to 3478 numbered copies, of which this is number 3015. This copy is from the collection of American artist and illustrator Emlen Etting, with his signature stamp in purple ink. $300.

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