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    [Alexander Calder]. Jean de La Fontaine. Selected Fables. NY: Quadrangle, 1948. First edition. Book designer Merle Armitage's copy, with his bookplate, two APS by Calder.

    More Information: [Alexander Calder, illustrator]. Jean de La Fontaine. Selected Fables. Translated by Eunice Clark. New York: The Quadrangle Press, 1948. First edition. Impresario, book and art designer Merle Armitage's copy, with his bookplate, and with two autographed postcards signed by Calder (using his nickname, "Sandy") taped to the front free endpaper, addressed to Armitage at Look Magazine (where he was the Art Director). Quarto. [91], [6, blank] pages. Publisher's paper over boards, dust jacket. Jacket is chipped and dampstained at the lower edge and spine, some additional wear to jacket, some mild wear and dampstaining to boards, text appears clean. Overall, a very good example of an excellent association item.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2012
    11th Wednesday
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