29 June 2005
José Delgado (alias Pepe Ilo), La Tauromaquia, Gustavo Gili, S.A., Barcelona, 1959 (B. 950-976; C.b. 100)
the complete set of 26 sugar lift aquatints and one drypoint, 1959, on Guarro wove paper with a Bull's Head watermark designed by Picasso, with title, text, table of contents and justification, copy number 201, from the edition of 220 on this paper (the total edition was 263), unsigned (Cramer notes that the achevé d'imprimer wrongly states that all copies were signed and that some copies are unsigned), each plate with full margins, some occasional foxing (mostly on the text pages), some creasing at the extreme left sheet edges, generally in good condition, loose (as issued) within green paper wrappers with the title in drypoint, in parchment-covered boards with title in gilt on spine, within half-parchment slipcase with yellow cloth covers, generally in good condition (album)
overall 370 x 510 mm.
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