2 April 2008,
Price realised GBP 3,750
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Le Songe du Capitaine Bryaxis, from Daphnis et Chloé (M. 328; cf. C. books 46)
lithograph in colours, 1961, on wove, from the book edition of 250 (there was also a signed and numbered edition of sixty), published by Tériade, Paris, printed to the edges of the full sheet as published, with the vertical central fold (as issued), the upper left corner slightly creased, pale foxing verso, otherwise in good condition
L., S. 421 x 640 mm.
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