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GOYA’S MASTERPIECE TAUROMAQUIA:
EXTRAORDINARY RARE 1855 SECOND EDITION, FINELY PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL PLATES, WITH ORIGINAL PAPER WRAPPERS BOUND IN

GOYA Y LUCIENTES, Francisco José de. Coleccion de las diferentes suertes y actitudes [Tauromaquia]. Madrid, 1855.

Rare second edition of Goya’s magisterial survey of the “fiesta nacional”—33 dramatic etched and aquatinted plates of bullfighting scenes in early impressions from the original plates etched by Goya. This copy bound with the seven additional plates published for the first time in the 1876 third edition. $140,000.

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"MA FACE PERDUE TA FACE ÉPERDUE / ENSEMBLE FONDU INTIMES CONFONDUES…"

PICASSO, Pablo and CESAIRE, Aime. Corps Perdu. Paris, 1950.

Striking first edition of this powerful celebration of black pride, number 42 of only 177 copies (out of a total edition of 219 copies) on Velin de Montval and signed by poet Aime Cesaire and artist Pablo Picasso, featuring poetry by Cesaire and 32 beautiful illustrations by Picasso (one etching, one etching and rupoint, 10 aquatints, and 20 engravings with burin). $24,000.

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DALÍ’S LARGE FOLIO ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, SIGNED BY HIM, WITH AN ORIGINAL ETCHING AND 12 FULL-PAGE COLOR PHOTOGRAVURES

(DALÍ, Salvador). CARROLL, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. New York, 1969.

Beautifully printed limited edition of the brilliant and beloved children's classic, number 283 of 2500 copies signed by Salvador Dalí on the title page, with an original etching and 12 full-page color photogravures after his paintings—as breathtakingly imaginative as the text they illustrate. $13,500.

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WONDERFUL PORTFOLIO OF HAND-PAINTED PHOTOGRAPHS BY VICTOR VAZQUEZ, EACH SIGNED BY HIM

VAZQUEZ, Victor. The Body and the Bird. Philadelphia, 2002.

Signed limited first edition of this dramatic portfolio of nine hand-painted gelatin silver prints by an iconic Puerto Rican artist, number 6 of only 25 copies produced, each print signed, titled and dated on the verso by Vazquez. $8500.

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JERUSALEM WINDOWS, BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY CHAGALL, WITH TWO ORIGINAL COLOR LITHOGRAPHS

CHAGALL, Marc. Vitraux pour Jerusalem. Monte Carlo, 1962.

First French edition of Chagall's Jerusalem Windows, boldly inscribed by Chagall and dated "1965, Vence" on the photographic front flyleaf, with two original full-color lithographs specially prepared by Chagall for this edition and with numerous beautiful color lithographic reproductions of the artist's work. From the collection of Joseph Liverant, a fellow Russian Jewish emigré and friend of Chagall. $7500.

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SIGNED BY BOTH PAZ AND MOTHERWELL, WITH 27 ORIGINAL LARGE FOLIO LITHOGRAPHS BY MOTHERWELL

PAZ, Octavio. Three Poems. New York, 1987. Signed limited edition, number 429 of 750 copies hand-sewn and bound in cloth (out of a total edition of 820), signed on the colophon by both Robert Motherwell and Octavio Paz, with 27 original mounted lithographs by Motherwell, including an original lithograph inset on the front cover of the book. $6500.

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“VOICI LE TEMPS DES ASSASSINS”

(LÉGER, Fernand) (MILLER, Henry) RIMBAUD, Arthur. Illuminations. Lausanne, 1949.

Lovely signed limited illustrated edition of one of Rimbaud's most important poetical works, with 15 splendid original full-page lithographs by Fernand Léger—12 vividly hand-colored using the pochoir technique—one of only 275 copies on handmade paper (from a total edition of 395), signed on the limitation page by Léger and publisher Louis Grosclaude. With Preface by Henry Miller. Handsomely bound in full morocco with original paper wrappers bound in. $5900.

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19TH-CENTURY JAPANESE EROTIC BOOK WITH TWELVE COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTS BY TOMIOKA EISEN

EISEN, Tomioka. Yakumo no Chigiri. Tokyo, circa 1890.

Early printing of this 19th-century Japanese color woodblock print “pillow book,” graphically depicting erotic material, complete with 12 exceptional double-page full-color woodblock prints (each 13 by 9-1/2 inches) by celebrated Meiji era artist Tomioka Eisen. $5800.

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SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF DAVID MAMET’S BAR MITZVAH

MAMET, David. Bar Mitzvah. El Segundo, California, 1999.

Signed limited edition of this poignant story about a boy's bar mitzvah, number 135 of only 395 copies signed by Mamet and artist Donald Sultan, exquisitely illustrated with 20 hand silk-screen plates, many heightened with 22-karat gold inlays. $4200.

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FIRST EDITION OF THIS SPLENDID COLLECTION OF RHYMES ILLUSTRATED AND ARTISTICALLY INSCRIBED BY ALEXANDER CALDER

CALDER, Alexander. Three Young Rats. New York, 1944.

Limited first edition, one of only 760 copies, with a wonderful inscription with flourishes that fills almost the entire front free endpaper: "to Edward L. Fischer, Cordial Greetings from Alexander Calder, Jan. 1945." $4200.

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