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Lot 15Georges Braque
L'ORDRE DES OISEAUX (V. 182)
Complete set of twelve color etchings and aquatints, three plates en-texte, nine hors-texte, 1962, on handmade Richard de Bas wove paper with the publisher's watermark, with complete text by Saint-John Perse, the justification signed by both the artist and the author in ink, numbered 42, from the edition of 100, published by Au Vent d'Arles, Paris, the full sheets, bound in black leather-covered boards inset with purple silk and a bird collage on the front.
Largest sheets approximately 16 3/4 x 20 3/4 inches; 425 x 527 mm.


C The Marian Sulzberger Heiskell and Andrew Heiskell Collection

Sold for $5,938
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Timestain, a few unobtrusive pale foxing spots in the margins, one with timestain along bottom edge, some text pages with offsetting from the prints, the last two blank sheets and the inside back board with an area of dampstaining at bottom, the covers with some discoloration and wear.


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