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Ruzicka, Rudolph (1883-1978) Newark, a Series of Engravings on Wood.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Ruzicka, Rudolph (1883-1978) Newark, a Series of Engravings on Wood. Newark, New Jersey: Carteret Book Club, 1917.
First edition, limited, number 138 of 200, with five full-page illustrations printed by Ruzicka in New York in multiple colors and all signed by the artist in pencil, the text and illustrations printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, Boston, text by Richard Prichard Eaton; this copy unopened, in publisher's yellow cloth spine and marbled paper boards, in the original (badly damaged) slipcase, which has protected the book well for almost 100 years, 12 x 9 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Richard Prichard Eaton, Book design, Bookbinding, Merrymount Press, Rudolph Ruzicka, Ružička, Newark

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