Lot 649

Leonard Baskin Icones Librorum Artifices Second Series

Estimate: $600 - $1,000

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Baskin, Leonard, Icones Librorum Artifices: Second Series number 38 of 40 copies signed by Baskin on the colophon, 2000, complete with colored etchings, each one signed and numbered by Baskin to the bottom edge of the sheet, Gehenna Press, hardcover, slim folio, bound by Gray Parrot in dark blue leather with marbled paper onlay, housed in clamshell slipcase with leather title label. Being actual putative fugitive and fantastical portraits of engravers illustrators & binders - the second series of book people who influenced Baskin most, from Erhard Ratdolt to Carl Rollins. One of the rarer Gehenna Press titles, with none currently for sale online. Provenance: deaccessioned from a regional institution, but with no stamps, stickers or markings; will include a letter of deaccession from the institution.


In Fine condition; slipcase with minimal signs of shelfwear. 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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