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Friedlander, Isac (1890-1968), illustrator 12 Woodcuts for Shakespeare's Sonnets.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Friedlander, Isac (1890-1968), illustrator 12 Woodcuts for Shakespeare's Sonnets. [No place: no printer, c. 1931].
Small folio, woodcut title page printed in white ink on black paper, (perhaps originally the front of a wrapper, any spine and back cover now lost); twelve loose bifolia with a sonnet mounted on the left page, and the corresponding woodcut mounted facing, each woodcut signed by Friedlander in pencil; sonnets 7, 12, 27, 34, 53, 66, 97, 106, 116, 123, 127, and 144 are printed in this collection; woodcuts vary in size; title chipped with edge loss, faded, Worldcat locates one copy, 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.

Estimate $800-1,000


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