Sale 18BP02 | Lot 28

[PICASSO, PABLO] ARISTOPHANES. Lysistrata.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 28
[PICASSO, PABLO] ARISTOPHANES. Lysistrata.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Number 757 of 1,500 copies signed by Pablo Picasso. Original pictorial boards in original glassine, in blue slipcase and lettered chemise. 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches (24 x 29 cm); 118 pp., illustrated with 6 full-page etchings and 30 lithographs printed in sanguine by Pablo Picasso. The volume and plates fine, a few small chips to glassine, one short split to slipcase, the chemise lettering lightly faded, a very fine copy overall.
Arguably the finest accomplishment of George Macy's Limited Editions Club. Artist & the Book 226: the engravings are Serment des femmes (Bloch. 267); Couple et enfant (B. 268); Cinesias et myrrhine (B 269); Deux vieillards et voilier (B. 270); Accord entre les guerriers de Sparte et d'Athenes (B. 271); and Le festin (B. 272)


Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $9,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $9,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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