Lot 108

Set of 7 modern illustrated books by Bernard Breslauer (1918 - 2004).

HUGO, Jean (1894-1984) -- SCEVE, Maurice (1500-1564). Saulsaye. Paris: Nouveau cercle parisien du livre, 1971.
Copy enriched with original signed gouaches. Large in-4 (330 x 250 mm), in sheets, in publisher's folder and slipcase, filled cover. Illustrated with 26 original lithographs by Jean Hugo. Limited edition of 180 copies on pure Arches vellum, signed and numbered 42 printed for Mr. Martin Breslauer. Enriched copy of the menu of the dinner for the presentation of the book given by the Nouveau cercle parisien du livre, as well as 3 original signed gouaches (some transfers, slightly stained case).
Provenance: Martin Breslauer (i.e. Bernard Breslauer)

LABARTHE, Philippe (1936 - 2003) -- WALDBERG, Patrick (1913 - 1985). A dream to be committed. Paris: Nouveau cercle parisien du livre, 1973. Copy in excellent condition. Large in-4 (325 x 260 mm), in sheets, under filled cover and under publisher's slipcase. Illustrated with 11 original etchings by Labarthe. Limited edition of 180 copies on Grand Vélin de Rives paper, signed on the receipt by the author and the artist, this one numbered 42 printed for Mr. Martin Breslauer Provenance: Martin Breslauer (i.e. Bernard Breslauer) PEVERELLI, Cesare (1922 - 2000) -- BUTOR, Michel (1926 - 2016). The dream of the shadow. Paris: Nouveau cercle parisien du livre, 1976. Enriched copy of the menu for the presentation dinner bearing an ex dono by Daniel Sickles and an engraving by Peverelli signed with dispatch. Large in-4 (380 x 280 mm), in sheets, under filled cover and under editor's slipcase. Illustrated with 10 original etchings by Cesare Peverelli. Limited edition of 150 copies on Grand Vélin de Rives paper, signed by the author and the artist, the latter numbered 42 printed for B. H. Breslauer. Enriched copy of the menu for the book presentation dinner given by the Nouveau cercle parisien du livre, containing an original etching signed by Peverelli with the consignment "A M. B.H. Breslauer", and the ex-dono of Daniel Sickles "To London's greatest bookseller and friend, Martin Breslauer. With best regards."
Provenance: Martin Breslauer (i.e. Bernard Breslauer)

GUARIENTI, Carlo (n. 1923) -- PIEYRE DE MANDIARGUES, André (1909 - 1991). Spitfire. Paris: Nouveau cercle parisien du livre, 1980.
Original edition. Large in-4 (380 x 285 mm), in sheets, under a filled cover illustrated with a lithograph signed and under slipcover by the publisher. Illustrated with 5 original etchings by Carlo Guarienti. Limited edition of 140 copies on Arches vellum ragpaper signed by the artist and the author, this one numbered 42 printed for Mr. B.H. Breslauer.
Provenance: Martin Breslauer (i.e. Bernard Breslauer)

SURVAGE, Léopold (1879 - 1968) -- COCTEAU, Jean (1889 - 1963). Pegasus. Paris: Nouveau Cercle parisien du Livre, 1965 In-folio (445 x 350 mm), in sheets under cover filled with a burin and under editor's slipcase. Illustrated with 10 original burins by Léopold Survage. Limited edition of 170 copies on Arches wove paper pure rag, this one numbered XII printed for Mr. Bernard Breslauer. (hinges of the case cracked, light soiling on the cover).
Provenance : Bernard Breslauer

François DESNOYER (1894 - 1972) -- BAISSETTE, Gaston (1901 - 1977). L'Etang de l'or. Paris: Société Normande des Amis du Livre, 1965. In folio (454 x 327 mm), in sheets, under full illustrated cover, under editor's slipcover. Illustrated with 14 original lithographs by Desnoyer, including 3 double page and cover. Edition at 125 copies on Rives vellum, this one numbered 71 printed for Bernard Breslauer, one of the 100 copies reserved for the members, signed by the author and the artist.
Provenance: Bernard Breslauer

COSTER, Germaine de (1895 - 1992) -- SEUPHOR, Michel (1901 - 1999). Zoologon. THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD [PARIS], 1957. Large in-4, in sheets, under filled cover, in publisher's slipcase. Illustrated with 16 woods by Germaine de Coster. Limited edition of 80 copies signed by the author and the artist, this one numbered 31, one of the 60 copies on Lana.

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