Lot 6511
Interiors, Decorative Art, Books & Prints Auction | 11 September 2020
[STOLS, A.A.M.] – KEATS, J. The collected sonnets [..].

Maastricht, The Halcyon Press/ A.A.M. Stols, 1930, [95 unnumb.] pp. With woodcut frontisp.-portrait (of John Keats) & 10 full-p. woodcuts by JOHN BUCKLAND WRIGHT. 4to (ca. 25 x 17,5 cm.), orig. dec. gilt(-lettered) blue cloth (des. by J. Buckland Wright), uncut. – HOMERUS. Batrachomyomachia. [Maastricht], The Halcyon Press [=A.A.M. Stols], 1929, [20 unnumb.] pp. 4to (ca. 27,5 x 18,5 cm.), orig. blindst. black chagrin (bound by “L. Malcorps”) with gilt-lettered ribbed spine, top edge gilt, in the orig. slipcase. – And 3 similar publ. by A.A.M. Stols. – Added: 7 others (not related), i.a. by PLATO (“Tres Epistolae Platonis”. Berlin, Officina Serpentis, 1926. Printed in 340 copies on “Zerkall-Bütten”. Top of spine dam.). (12x)

¶ Ad 1: Van Dijk 214. Printed by Joh. Enschedé en Zonen (Haarlem) in 376 copies. One of 325 Arabic numb. copies printed on handmade paper. Typographical design by Jan van Krimpen. The first illustrated book by the New Zealand artist John Buckland Wright (1897-1954). – A few rubbed spots on backstrip, but else in good condition. ¶ Ad 2: Van Dijk 182. Printed in a Greek type by “Officina Enschedaiana” [=Joh. Enschedé en Zonen, Haarlem] in 125 Roman numb. copies on handmade paper. One of a small number of copies of the DE-LUXE EDITION bound in FULL CHAGRIN. Typographical design by Jan van Krimpen. – Spine partly discol., but else a nice binding in good condition.

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€ 300,00
€ 350,00

Hamerprijs: € 350