29 June 2005,
Price realised USD 780
USD 500 - USD 700
STEIN, Gertrude (1874-1946). Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein with Two Shorter Stories. Paris: Plain Edition, 1933.
8o. (Narrow band of pale dampstaining along gutter.) Original printed wrappers; publisher's printed board slipcase (corner bumped); quarter morocco folding case, front cover with morocco onlays after a design by Matisse.
FIRST EDITION, one of 500 copies. A DOUBLE PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY GERTRUDE STEIN AND ALICE B. TOKLAS on the front flyleaf: "Always for Kitty Gertrude Stein" and "Love to Kitty The Editor and your friend Alice." Books inscribed by both Stein and Toklas are scarce. Wilson A19a.
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