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    The Majestic Maecenas Press "Alice,"
    Signed by Salvador Dali

    [Salvador Dali, Illustrator]. Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Twelve Illustrations with Original Woodcuts and an Original Etching by Salvador Dali. New York: Maecenas Press-Random House, 1969. One of 2,500 numbered portfolios printed on Mandeure paper, this being copy number 1,841, signed by Salvador Dali on the title page. Approximately 16.75 x 11.5 inches. Large folio. [4, blank], 150, [1], [1, blank], [1, limitation statement], [1, blank], [1, colophon], [5, blank] pages. Original colored frontispiece etching plus twelve full-page color illustrations, each with an original remarque. Title printed in orange and black. "The etching and remarques were printed by Ateliers Rigal. The twelve illustrations were printed by M. Nourisson. The typography was set at the press of Ateliers Rigal. Portfolios by Cartonnages Adine" (Colophon). Loose, as issued, in the publisher's brown cloth portfolio lettered in gilt on front cover. A fine copy. Housed in the publisher's quarter orange leather over linen clamshell case with leather and ivory clasps (joints cracking, lacking both clasps). Lovett and Lovett 383.



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    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
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