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    Sale 2059

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    5 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 15

    GRAVES, Michael, architect (b.1934). -- FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1984.

    Price Realised  

    GRAVES, Michael, architect (b.1934). -- FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1984.

    8o. Illustrations in text by the architect Michael Graves. Original half cloth, decorated paper boards; cloth box with bas-relief by Graves of his site plan for Gatsby's estate.

    LIMITED EDITION, one of 50 copies from a total edition of 400, signed by Graves, with the bas-relief box, and with two original ink drawings from the book also signed by Graves. The drawings accompanying this volume show a whiskey bottle and two glasses (p. 42) and Gatsby's pavillion (p.112). Both are matted, framed, and glazed (unexamined out of frames). (3)


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