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4/15/23 Art, Design, Photography, Books & Jewelry

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Lot 173

Leonard Baskin Fancies Bizarreries 1/35 Eremite Press

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

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Baskin, Leonard, Fancies, Bizarreries and Ornamented Grotesques, 1989, number 23 of 35 copies signed by Baskin on the colophon, illustrated with 24 etchings by Baskin, each one signed and numbered, and most in color, Eremite Press, hardcover, slim folio, leather-backed boards, housed in leather-backed clamshell slipcase, text by Goethe. The pinnacle production of the Eremite Press and the sharpest, most captivating title from Baskin's late career books. Provenance: deaccessioned from a regional institution; will include a letter of deaccession from the institution.

Condition

Two small library stamps, including one Withdrawn stamp, to the rear fly leaf; otherwise Fine; contents bright, clean and unmarked; modest fading and handling to the slipcase. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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