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Le Livre des Livres I & II / Book with prints
Le Livre des Livres I & II
1974 - 1982
Pierre Lecuire - Various artists Paris, Published by the Author. Grand in-4 (47,5 x 33,5 cm), 2 volumes, loose as issued, folders with flaps printed on the front, beige cloth-covered box. Volume I (1974), first edition : 22 poems by Pierre Lecuire, illustrated with 22 original etchings, engravings, drypoints, aquatints, hors-text, unsigned by Aguayo, Asse, César, Charchoune, Etienne-Martin, Garache, Marq, Messagier, Moore, Pagava, Simon, Szenès, Tal Coat, Ubac and Vieira da Silva, inspired by the etching "Les Trois Livres" by Hercules Seghers.This copy contains two extra etchings on China paper by Fermin Aguayo. Tables of poems and prints. Justification page with a beautiful dedication by the author to the Atelier Leblanc. Copy signed in pencil by the author and the fifteen artists. Typography printed by Atelier Fequet et Baudier, the prints printed by the workchops Lacourière-Frélaut, Georges-Leblanc, Jean-Pennequin in Paris. Edition : 25 copies numbered from 1 to 25 with an extra suite of the prints + 65 copies numbered from 26 to 90 + XXX copies reserved for the artists + 10 copies Hors Commerce lettered from A to J, all printed on handmade paper Moulin de Larroque ; here copy G (one of the ten copies Hors Commerce). References : Bibliothèque Méjanes "Fonds Pierre et Mila Lecuire" pages 30, Bibliothèque Nationale "Livres de Pierre Lecuire" n° 22, Monod n° 7029. In mint condition. Volume II (1982), first edition : a poem by Pierre Lecuire, illustrated with 30 original etchings, engravings, drypoints, aquatints, hors-text, unsigned by Armitage, Asse, Bazaine, Boulez, Dado, Degottex, Deux, Fossier, Gäfgen, Hamilton, Hélion, Ligeti, Marfaing, Masurovsky, Meurice, Penalba, Rouan, Stockhausen, Titus-Carmel, Zao Wou-Ki, inspired by the etching "Les Trois Livres" by Hercules Seghers. Table of the prints. Copy signed in pencil by the author and the twenty artists. Justification page with a dedication by the author to the Atelier Leblanc. Typography printed by Atelier Fequet et Baudier, the prints printed by the workchops Lacourière-Frélaut, Georges-Leblanc, Crommelynck in Paris. Edition : 15 copies numbered from 1 to 15 with an extra suite of the prints + 35 copies numbered from 16 to 50 + XX copies reserved for the artists + 5 copies reserved to collaborators lettered from A to E, all printed on handmade paper Moulin de Larroque ; here copy E (one of the five copies for collaborators). References : Bibliothèque Méjanes "Fonds Pierre et Mila Lecuire" pages 34, Bibliothèque Nationale "Livres de Pierre Lecuire" n° 27, Monod n° 7029. In mint condition. One of the major illustrated books from second half of the XXth century.
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