Important Leitz Leica set.
Leitz Leicaflex SL2 body with Schneider-Kreuznach PA-Curtagon 4/35mm lens.
Three additional lenses with boxes: Leitz Canada Elmarit-R 2.8/135mm (1972), n°2531002, Leitz Wetzlar Elmarit-R 2.8/28 mm (1972) n°2510270 and Leitz Canada Apo-Tel T-R 3.4/180 mm (1975) n°2748859 (impurities, fungus)
Attached are accessories: a box with an Extender-R2x (for Leicaflex SL/SL2, lens hood, caps, tripod, ......
Verascope in brass and metal with grey patina.
Dim. case : 9.5 x 17.2 x 5.5 cm.
Wear and scratches to the patina; functioning not guaranteed.
In a leather case with metal fasteners.
17 x 16.7 x 7.6 cm.
Without key, nor travel strap.
Some scratches, soiling and stains from use.
Jules RICHARD (1848-1930) is a French industrialist, manufacturer of stereoscopic cameras and scientific instruments....
Stereoscopic viewing post with cranks.
Signed "L. Gaumont & Cie Ingénieurs-Constructeurs n°308 Paris",
H. 37 x W. 20 x D. 26 cm approximately.
Some scratches and wear of varnish.
More than thirty stereoscopic positive glass plates (including Verascope Richard), on various subjects (life and street scenes, events, tennis, etc.)
Size about 10,7 x 4,5 cm.
Some worn and/or missing; one broken....
Mascaron of the Colbert fountain, rue Colbert.
Photographic print on albumen paper.
Framed, under glass.
Size : 17 x 21 cm.
Glued in the upper part horizontally on the whole width, small tears notably in the corner at the top right, in the border in the middle left (with small reinforcement of sticky paper at the back), folds in the left corner and transversally....
Typescript of a text on T.E. Lawrence, marked on the title page "Unpublished Essay"; title and 15 pages in-4 in a cardboard folder.
This may be a draft of a preface to The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, beginning: "There were many other things I wanted to do. There was only one and he knew it. To give meaning to one's life means to submit it to a value that is undisputed by oneself." It is known that Malraux had undertaken a biography of T.E. LAWRENCE, which remained a work in progress and was published in 1996 under the title Le Démon de l'absolu in Volume II of the Complete Works in the Bibliothèque...
40 drawings by Picasso in the margin of the Buffon.
Unpublished compositions drawn on a Buffon published by Fabiani.
Paris, Jonquières, 1957. In-4, in sheets, illustrated with reproductions of 40 compositions in ink by Picasso of which 36 are out of the text.
Copy 1388 out of 2000 made on vélin du Marais.
Filled printed cover, in publisher's slipcase, printed vignette on cover.
Rubbing from use, small oxidations and small stains.
I Grandi Pittori Moderni. Pablo Picasso.
Edizioni U, Roma, 1953.
Booklet with twelve color reproductions of Pablo Picasso.
Book bearing a handwritten signature in blue ink of the artist, on the second cover.
Tears, stains, foxing and missing parts....
Mixture of Prose and Poetry. Album illustrated with copperplate images by the author.
Paris, Les Bibliophiles de l'Automobile Club, Fequet et Baudier, Presses de Roger Lacourière, September 30, 1939; in-4 in sheets under folder, cardboard and emboitage.
Ex. n° 1 for M. Jean ADAM, with bookplate of the recipient.
Mottling, spotting, sunning, soiled slipcase....
Swedish ballets in contemporary art.
64 plates in heliogravure. Cover drawn by Fernand Léger.
Éditions du Trianon. Paris, 1931.
With 9 stencil plates by Léger, Gladky, Parr, Bonnard, Perdriat, and others.
One volume in-8.
Bends, spotting and stains. Some pages uncut....
Francis Picabia (Paris, Galerie La Cible, December 1920).
Large in-8, paperback.
First edition, one of 1040 copies (n° 1002) on stained laid paper (out of an edition of 1100).
Self-portrait in frontispiece, and reproductions of ten works pasted on; at the end, catalogs of the 53 works exhibited at the Galerie de la Cible (December 1920).
Tears, wear, folds and stains.
It is joined :
Hanover Gallery, London, 12 March - 19 April 1968.
11 plates including the cover of Dada by Buffet Picabia.
Facsimile of Gabrielle Buffet Picabia's unpublished nine-page manuscript,...
Mossi fertility doll "Biga".
Wood with red glass beads.
H. 31 cm.
Accidents, wear and cracks.
Galerie Flak, Paris.
We join :
Wood, beads, old coins, bells, amulets.
H. 25 cm - L. 14.5 cm.
Accidents, wear and cracks.
Galerie du Galion, Montpellier....
Carved and engraved wood.
20,5 x 17 cm.
Cracks, wear and scratches.
Galerie du Galion, Montpellier.
We join :
Two carved, engraved and patinated wooden neckrests.
18 x 20 and 14 x 15 cm.
Cracks, wear and scratches....
In polychrome enamelled earthenware, with rotating decoration with deer and geometrical friezes with leaves.
Signed, numbered D. 943 and stamped on the back.
Manufacture of Boch La Louvière.
H. 24 cm.
Minor firing defects and scratches....
Pair of bookends.
In bronze with a medal patina representing Afghan greyhounds after "Les amis de toujours".
Signed on the black marble base.
22,5 x 20 x 8 cm.
Wear to the patina and chips to the bases....
Woman and child on a bench.
Sculpture in cream or black veined alabaster and white veined grey marble.
Signed on the back of the bench.
46 x 61 x 27 cm.
Surface defects; scratches, chips, accidents, restorations and missing parts, notably on the left wrist of the woman and on the fingers of the hands and feet; traces of glue....
Couple with a guitar, 1986.
Original pastel illustrating a sending to Albert Memmi on the title page of the E.A. - III/XV copy of the collection "Femmes, fleurs de mélodie" by Théo Tobiasse" on Arches wove paper.
Signed and dated October 23, 1986.
56 x 37,5 (at sight) cm.
Young woman sitting, reading, at the beach.
Oil on panel.
Pencil sketch on the back of houses
Signed lower right.
27 x 35 cm.
On the back, label of the Galerie Hénaut, Place des Pyramides, in Paris: Jacqueline ALLEROUX, Student of Jules-R. HERVE, member of the French Artists, Silver Medal....