Lot 107

HÉROLD, Jacques (1910-1987) -- BATTLE, Georges (1897-1962). The Archangelical. Paris: Nouveau cercle parisien du livre, 1967.

Copy with four suites, an artist's proof and an original signed gouache.

In-folio (450 x 345 mm). In sheets, under filled cover, under editor's slipcase. 10 original etchings by Jacques Hérold, with an original signed gouache (450 x 345 mm), as well as three suites signed at each print : a suite of white etchings with black backgrounds on Japon Haruki paper numbered I/X a suite of white etchings with colour backgrounds on Japon Hosho paper numbered I/X a suite of colour etchings with white backgrounds on Japon Auvergne paper from the Moulin Richard-de-Below is a suite of colour engravings with white backgrounds on Auvergne paper from the Moulin Richard-de-Bas numbered IV/X with a signed artist's proof on a double leaf also containing the menu of a dinner given in 1968 at the Tour d'Argent by the Nouveau cercle parisien du livre. Limited edition of 170 copies on pure rag Arches wove paper, this one numbered 42, printed for Mr. Martin Breslauer. The copy is enriched with an unpublished poem on 2 double leaves illustrated with an original etching by Jacques Hérold, the edition is limited to 25 copies on Auvergne du Moulin Richard-de-Bas signed by the artist, this one is numbered 1/25 (some reports). Provenance: Martin Breslauer (i.e. Bernard Breslauer).

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