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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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“TIME SPENT WITH CATS IS NEVER WASTED”

NAM, Jacques Lehmann and COLETTE, (Sidonie-Gabrielle). Chats. Paris, circa 1935-38.

Limited first edition of this portfolio of five wonderful large color lithographic portraits of cats, each signed and numbered by Jacques Nam, accompanied by amusing commentaries by Colette, this copy one of only 25 issued on Imperial Japon paper with multiple original watercolors of cats in the margins of each leaf of text, initialed by Nam, as well as a lovely original charcoal and watercolor drawing on the half title inscribed and signed by Nam, "A Lucien Jonas, en témoignage de ma ___ amitie, Jacques Nam" [For Lucien Jonas, a token of my friendship]. This copy additionally with a splendid large (17-1/2 by 12-1/2 inches) original gouache watercolor painting inscribed and signed by the artist laid in, not called for on the limitation leaf. $28,000.

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LASARD'S MONTMARTRE, WITH 12 LOVELY LARGE FOLIO LITHOGRAPHS OF PARISIAN SOCIETY IN THE 1920S, EACH SIGNED BY THE ARTIST

LASARD, Lou-Lou Albert. Montmartre. Potsdam, 1925.

Rare first edition of this lovely portfolio of large original lithographs of Montmartre society in the 1920s, each one matted and signed in pencil by the artist, Lou-Lou Albert Lasard. $12,500.

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NISHIKAWA, Joken. Commerce with China and with Barbarian Countries. No place, 1708. Five volumes bound as one.

First edition of this early description of Japanese knowledge of the West, illustrated with some of the earliest Japanese images of Indians, the Dutch, Western ships, a map of the known world including the Americas (with California labeled as both an island and part of the continent), and a detailed map of China. $9800.

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RARE LIMITED EDITION OF MODES ET MANIÈRES D’AUJOURD’HUI FOR 1919, ONE OF ONLY 12 COPIES ON JAPON, FEATURING THE ART DECO ARTISTRY OF ANDRE MARTY WITH 12 POCHOIR COLOR PLATES AND ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR SIGNED BY HIM, WITH 12 SHORT WORKS BY TRISTAN BERNARD

MARTY, André AND BERNARD, Tristan. Modes et Manieres d"Aujourd"hui. Paris, 1921.

Limited first edition of Modes et Manières d’Aujourd’hui, Volume VIII for the year 1919, number 4 of only 12 copies issued on Japon (of 300 copies), featuring 12 loose pochoir color plates, accompanying suite of 12 uncolored plates, and original matted watercolor signed by French artist Andre Edouard Marty, the leading Art Deco artist whose work, like that of Barbier and others, “made fashion the art of the day instead of art being the fashion” (Metropolitan Museum of Art), with 12 leaves of accompanying text in French by popular playwright and novelist Tristan Bernard, rarely found complete in the original portfolio. $9500.

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

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

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

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ONE OF ONLY 340 PRINTED ON VELLUM

BARBIER, George and MIOMANDRE, Francis de. Dessins sur les Danses de Vaslav Nijinsky. Paris, 1913.

Limited first edition of this lavish visual tribute to the great Nijinsky, with 12 striking full-page line blocks by George Barbier, hand-colored en pochoir. This copy number 345 of only 340 copies printed on vellum (out of a total edition of 390 copies). $8200.

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WITH TWO BEAUTIFUL LARGE FOLIO LITHOGRAPHS PRINTED IN COLOR, EACH BOLDLY SIGNED BY DALI

DALI, Salvador. Triomphe de l'Amour. San Francisco, 1978.

Signed limited edition, number 76 of only 150 copies on Arches handmade paper for the international market, with two very large and beautiful lithographs from original paintings by Dalí, finely printed in color and each boldly signed in pencil by Dalí. $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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“THE SAME RELIGIOUS FORCE AS THE BIBLE ITSELF”

CHAGALL, Marc. Illustrations for the Bible. New York, 1956.

Scarce first American edition, published the same year as the first Paris edition, of Chagall’s extraordinary illustrations for the Hebrew Bible, with 105 etchings reproduced in heliogravure, as well as 12 black-and-white and 16 color lithographs prepared by Chagall especially for the present work and printed by Mourlot Frères, in very scarce original dust jacket. $6500.

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