1 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Three plates from Fables de la Fontaine (cf. C. books 22)
three etchings, 1952, on laid paper, each signed in pencil, two bearing an inscription E.A., the other bearing the number 4, presumably proofs aside from the edition of one hundred, published by Tériade, Paris, the full sheets, some time staining, otherwise all in good condition
P. 295 x 238 mm., S. 420 x 335mm. (and similar) (3)
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