Lot 40: Author: Charlot, Jean. Title: Picture Book II. Place Published: Los Angeles. Publisher: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge. Date Published: 1973. Description: Illustrated with 32 original color lithographs by Jean Charlot; plus an additional color lithograph plate laid in. 11x81/2, original tan wrappers, woodcut decoration on front cover, lettered in black, decorative slipcase. No. 14 of 32 copies from a total edition of 1000 copies printed by Lynton R. Kistler and the presswork by Ernest J. Perry. First Edition. One of only 32 copies containing an original color sketch for the book as well as the key and 12 progressive proofs of the lithograph and a finished proof. In this case the proofs and sketch are for plate 14, Pilgrim with Candles, Guatemala. Signed by Jean Charlot and the printer Lynton R. Kistler in the colophon. The additional color lithograph, signed by Jean Charlot in pencil on the lower right margin, is titled: "Hawaiian Swimmer." Prospectus laid in. Condition: Light wear to slipcase; spine a touch sunned; near fine.
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