Sale 17BP02 | Lot 192

[BEACH, SYLVIA] Les Années 20: Les écrivains Américains à Paris et leurs amis.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 192

Presented by Sylvia Beach "For dear Holly with love from her sister/Sylvia" dated March 9th, 1959, Paris. Foxed, some binding wear; Together with [MAN RAY]. [Bryher] Photograph, vintage gelatin silver print by Man Ray. 5 1/2 x 3 1.2 inches (14 x 9 cm). Small yellowed spot on Bryher's hand, old mount damage to the verso; And a glass plate copy negative of the portrait of Sylvia Beach by Berenice Abbott, probably prepared for the work above. Light wear.
The Bryher portrait is a variant to that which appears in the book.


Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $500 (includes buyer's premium)

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