Lot 10043
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[KLIMT, GUSTAV] – [LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA]. Die Hetaerengespraeche des Lukian. Deutch von Franz Blei. Mit funfzehn Bildern von Gustav Klimt.

Leipzig, Verlegt von Julius Zeitler, 1907, [4],37,[2] pp. With 15 plates (incl. tissue-guards) after GUSTAV KLIMT. Small folio (ca. 36,5 x 28,5 cm.), orig. gilt-lettered cloth (des. by GUSTAV KLIMT), top edge gilt, in the orig. cardboard slipcase.

¶ Hayn/ Gotendorf IV, p. 294. Printed in black & ochre by “Offizin W. Drugulin” (Leipzig) in 450 copies on handmade paper (with wide margins) for subscribers only. One of 300 Arabic numb. copies bound in FULL CLOTH. First edition of a German translation by the Austrian author Franz Blei (1871-1942) of Lucian’s “Dialogi Meretricii” (Dialogues of the Courtesans) illustrated with 15 erotic plates after drawings by the Austrian artist GUSTAV KLIMT (1862-1918). – In fine condition (due to the protection of blind wrappers around the binding) with only off-setting (caused by the wrappers) on both paste-downs & free end-papers and a few small imperfections to the slipcase (partly worn/ discol.).

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