29 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
PUSHKIN, Aleksandr (1799-1837) and SHOUKHAEV, Vassili (illustrator). La Dame de Pique. [Pikovaia Dama]. Translated by André Gide and J. Schiffrin. Paris: La Pléiade, 1923.
4° (240 x 170mm). Lithographed frontispiece, 7 plates, and 11 vignettes, all coloured, after Vassili Shoukhaev; two additional suites, totalling 38 plates, one suite coloured, loose in an accompanying portfolio. 20th-century fine binding by Hélène Cauchetier, full green morocco with the original printed paper wrappers bound-in, sides with a design of variously coloured inlaid morocco, edges gilt, chemise and slip-case; additional suites in a card portfolio.
A FINE COPY OF THE TIRAGE DE TETE IN A FINE BINDING BY CAUCHETIER. Number 21 of 25 copies printed on japon impérial paper with two additional suites of plates. (2)
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