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National Book Auctions - Books and Ephemera: Illustrators, Children, Americana, etc.

decoration26 June 2011

Scarce books containing important illustrations among a variety of landmark literary titles.  Included is a fine collection of antique children's books, genealogical and historical printings, and ephemera from noted illustrator James Bingham.

Featured among the French items in this catalog is George Barbier's 1913 limited edition printing of "Designs on the Dances of Vaslav Nijinsky."  This gorgeously illustrated item features twelve original full-page hand-colored pochoir plates by acclaimed French artist George Barbier. Also highlighted in this catalog is "Grosses Betes & Petites Betes," a very scarce children's book featuring French text and illustrations by Andre Helle.  This large volume, printed in 1912, features twenty hand-colored pochoir illustrations of animals from Noah's Ark.  Also watch for an important original X-Gosé French poster offered as lot 326.

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26 June 2011
1429 Danby Road (Route 96B)
Ithaca, NY
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