COLLECTION PERSONNELLE ROSABIANCA ET ALBERT SKIRA
Vente aux enchères Le mercredi 19 mai 1999 à 14.30 heures (Lots I à 200)
200 items are listed in this catalogue. Albert Skira was a magazine publisher, known for Minotaure which was published through 1939. Andre Breton produced many works for Skira's periodical and several items in this catalogue were done by him. Minor wear to the corners of the book.
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First edition by J. Brandt & Zoon, Amsterdam. An exhibition catalogue of book arts examples including paper, printing, methods of illustrations, color work, bookbinding, etc. Includes catalogue entries for 151 different booksellers and bookmakers in the Netherlands. The fascinating part of the book is the advertising section which is 134 pages long and contains examples of the entire range of printing and illustration work by the important businesses of the day. Each example is a standard size and was printed for the catalogue. Highly detailed, multi-colored printing with fine typography and design. Minor foxing on preliminary pages.