2 April 2008
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
John-Antoine Nau, Poésies Antillaises, F. Mourlot, Paris, 1972 (Duthuit books 37)
the complete book comprising 28 lithographs in brown and numerous lithographs in dark blue as vignettes, on Arches, with title, text, table of contents and justification, copy 38 from the deluxe edition of fifty, lacking the additional suite (there were also 25 hors commerce copies), the full sheets, with deckle edges at right, very pale offsetting on some of the sheets, otherwise in very good condition, loose as issued, within the original orange paper covers, with the title and author's name in purple, with matching orange cloth covered portfolio case, some minor wear and tear, generally in good condition (book)
L. 380 x 284 mm.
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