Proust Portfolio The France of Marcel Proust In Twenty-Five Etchings Signed by Bernard Lamotte. Bernard Lamotte.
Proust Portfolio The France of Marcel Proust In Twenty-Five Etchings Signed by Bernard Lamotte

Proust Portfolio The France of Marcel Proust In Twenty-Five Etchings Signed by Bernard Lamotte

New York: Bernard Lamotte, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Folio, 51 x 34 cm. Limited edition, copy 56 of 100 each signed and numbered in pencil by Lamotte. As a School of Paris romantic, Lamotte was known for his cityscapes. The copper plate etchings here represent that theme. Laid-in are two typed letters signed by the artist to Mr. Lord [later: Captain C.W. Lord, USN] dated 6 February 1950, and one of three pages by George Macy, Director of the Limited Editions Club to Lord dated 25 September. Both letters requesting advance subscriptions for this work. Each print in a frame with tissue guard. Contents loose as issued laid-in original blue cloth folding case, front cover gilt framed red morocco label lettered in gilt. Near fine. Item #22790

Price: $1,500.00

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