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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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“…EN BON SOUVENIR, CHAGALL”: MARC CHAGALL DE DRAEGER, INSCRIBED AND GRACED WITH LARGE ORIGINAL CRAYON AND INK ART BY MARC CHAGALL

CHAGALL, Marc. Marc Chagall. Paris, 1979.

First edition of this retrospective of the celebrated artist's work, illustrated with more than 200 reproductions (many in color), inscribed by him on the verso of the half title, "Pour Ingrid et Alfred, en bon souvenir, Chagall," and with his large, original crayon, pen and brush and India ink drawing of himself resting under a tree across the entire title page, dated by Chagall in the year of the book's publication, "1979." An extraordinary volume, inscribed and with original artwork by one of the 20th century's most acclaimed artists. $19,800.

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WITH A LOVELY ORIGINAL ETCHING SIGNED BY MATISSE

MATISSE, Henri. Cinquante Dessins. Paris, 1920.

First edition, number 236 of only 1000 copies with a lovely original etching by Matisse of a woman’s face, entitled “Mlle. M. M,” signed by him. Presentation copy from Matisse's youngest son, Pierre, and his first wife Alexina "Teeny" Sattler, inscribed on a front flyleaf, "For Dr. Bartlett from Pierre and Teeny Matisse." Beautifully bound. $13,500.

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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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OVID’S ART OF LOVE, SIGNED AND ILLUSTRATED BY ARISTIDE MAILLOL

(MAILLOL, Aristide) OVID. L'Art de Aimer. Lausanne, 1935.

Signed limited edition of this French prose translation of Ovid’s love poetry, illustrated with 15 original in-text woodcuts and 12 full-page original lithographs—six printed in sanguine—by renowned artist and sculptor Aristide Maillol. This copy number 145 of only 225 copies signed in pencil by Maillol on the limitation page (from a total edition of 275). $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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