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    Prints and Multiples

    31 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 3

    AFTER EDGAR DEGAS

    Ludovic Halévy, La famille cardinal, Auguste Blaizot & Fils, Paris, 1938

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    AFTER EDGAR DEGAS
    Ludovic Halévy, La famille cardinal, Auguste Blaizot & Fils, Paris, 1938
    the complete set of 33 heliogravures (some in colors) by Maurice Potin after original monotypes by Edgar Degas, in- and hors-texte, title page, text in French, justification and collophon, on Rives BFK with the publisher's watermark, copy 219 of 350 (there were also 25 hors commerce copies in Roman numerals), with full margins, bound (as issued), minor time staining, otherwise in very good condition; full morocco leather inlay binding with suède endpages, gilt-stamped 'mm' on the lower turn-in of the upper board and dated 1979 on the back board, decorative paper and morocco chemise with author, title and artist gilt-stamped on the spine, decorative paper slipcase with morocco edges (some wear and loss to edges). 13¼ x 10 5/8 in. (335 x 270 mm.)
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    José Luis and Béatriz Plaza