Sale: 464 / Rare Books, May 28. 2018 in Hamburg Lot 152

 
152
Octave Mirbeau
Dingo, 1924.
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,650
Sold:
€ 1,599 / $ 1.758

(incl. 23% surcharge)
Lot description
Octave Mirbeau
Dingo. Paris, Vollard 1924.

Die erste radierte Buchillustration von Pierre Bonnard, ausgestattet mit 55 Orig.-Radierungen.

1 von 280 numerierten Exemplaren. - Erste Ausgabe mit den Radierungen Bonnards, eine seiner wichtigsten Illustrationsarbeiten. "Most of Bonnard's books were done at Vollard's instigation, and Dingo contains the artist's first etched illustrations. Domestic scenes and animals were congenial subjects for Bonnard, and these spirited etchings for the tale of the mischievous little dog Dingo are among his liveliest and wittiest compositions, etched with a light and irregular line." (Garvey)

EINBAND: Lose Lagen in Orig.-Broschur. 39 : 29 cm. - ILLUSTRATION: Mit 55 (14 ganzseitigen) Orig.-Radierungen von Pierre Bonnard. - ZUSTAND: Vereinzelt im Rand angestaubt. Broschur etwas bestoßen.

LITERATUR: Artist and the Book 30. - Skira 26. - Rauch 26. - Monod 8199. - Mahé II, 955. - Carteret IV, 282. - Strachan S. 56. - Mornand S. 292. - Johnson 24.

Pierre Bonnard's first etched book illustration - "charming etchings, characterized by their sketch-like spontaneity" (W. J. Strachan), 1 of 280 numbered copies. Orig.-wrappers. 39 : 29 cm. With 55 (14 full-page) orig. etchings by Pierre Bonnard. - Here and there margins soild. Binding slightly bumbed.

152
Octave Mirbeau
Dingo, 1924.
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,650
Sold:
€ 1,599 / $ 1.758

(incl. 23% surcharge)