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22 September 2004
BLACK SUN PRESS -- CROSBY, Caresse [née Mary Phelps Jacob] (1892-1970). Crosses of Gold. Paris: Léon Pichon [for Caresse Crosby], 1925. 8° (172 x 106mm). Pochoir-coloured illustrations finished by hand after Daniel-Girard. (Some light offsetting from illustrations onto text.) Contemporary stained roan by Lafon, spine gilt, gilt morocco lettering-piece (extremities very lightly rubbed). Provenance: Harry and Caresse Crosby ('Black Sun' blindstamp on flyleaf; gilt morocco 'Crosby Cross' bookplate)--sale, Christie's New York, 20 April 1979, lot 330.
FIRST EDITION, NO. 86 OF 100 COPIES. FROM THE CROSBYS' LIBRARY. Minkoff A2; Published in Paris p.407.
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