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    One of 1,200 Copies Signed by Henri Matisse

    Henri Matisse. Poemes de Charles d'Orleans, manuscrits et illustres par Matisse. Paris: Teriade Editeur Verve, 1950. First edition of this book written and illustrated by Matisse, one of 1,200 numbered copies signed by Matisse (this being copy number 893). Approximately 16 x 10.25 inches. Folio. [102] pages. This copy lacking the four-page title gathering, as well as pages 37 to 40, and 53 to 56. Publisher's loose gatherings, housed in wrappers and glassine. The whole housed in publisher's gray cloth-backed chemise. Some wear and rubbing to wrappers, a few pages soiled or rubbed, one page with neat paper tape reinforcement on upper edge. Chemise is worn at joints and rubbed. Overall, a good copy.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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