Sale 16BP02 | Lot 484

WEGMAN, WILLIAM Field Guide to North America and to Other Regions.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

Lot Details

Lot 484
WEGMAN, WILLIAM Field Guide to North America and to Other Regions.
[Venice, CA: Lapis Press]. Number 17 of 20 assembled sets, with a colophon signed by Wegman and a printed inventory listing 34 items. The contents laid into checked blanket and housed in wooden case as issued. 20 x 16 inches (410 x 510 mm); complete as issued with 34 unique pieces including color and black and white photographs, collages with photographs and found objects, manuscripts, original drawings, a monoprint, an acrylic on canvas, watercolors, images stitched onto felt, etc., all with a nature theme. Some minor signs of handling and pencilled inventory numbers to the versos.
The edition of twenty signed sets of Wegman's Field Guide to North America and to Other Regions has apparently never come up for auction and is a good example of Wegman's more experimental work.


Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $6,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $6,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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