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FABELN UND BILDER - DELUXE ISSUE, 1/50 by  Lothar (woodcuts) Sell - First Edition Thus - 1986 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 3121)

FABELN UND BILDER - DELUXE ISSUE, 1/50

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FABELN UND BILDER - DELUXE ISSUE, 1/50

by Sell, Lothar (woodcuts)

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Berlin: Der Kinderbuchverlag, 1986. First Edition Thus. Handsome edition of this volume by Sell (1939-2009), a German graphic artist, illustrator, and ceramist. The volume contains traditional fables (Aesop, Avian, Romulus, Wilhelm Busch, Johannes Pauli, et al.), each accompanied by a color woodcut by Sell. While the trade edition precedes by two years, the deluxe issue is uncommon; OCLC notes 2 holdings only (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Otto von Guericke University). Deluxe Issue, one of 50 numbered copies specially bound (this being copy no.17), with all eleven woodcuts signed and dated by the artist. Small folio (35cm); light brown paper-covered boards and beige leather backstrip bound with matching leather cord, with titles stamped on spine and woodcut illustration embossed to front cover; illustrated endpapers; publisher's decorative slipcase; [26]pp; illus. Fine in a Fine slipcase.

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book dealer
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
3121
Title
FABELN UND BILDER - DELUXE ISSUE, 1/50
Author
Sell, Lothar (woodcuts)
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Der Kinderbuchverlag
Place of Publication
Berlin
Date Published
1986

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