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Paul Strand (American, 1890-1976) The Mexican Portfolio

Auction:
3100B
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3100B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Paul Strand (American, 1890-1976)

The Mexican Portfolio, 1932-33, printed later, published by Da Capo Press, New York, 1967, edition of 1,000. Numbered "930" and signed "Paul Strand" in ink on the colophon pages. Twenty photogravures on paper, image sizes to 10 1/4 x 8 in. (25.9 x 20.2 cm), unmatted, housed in a clothbound portfolio box with a brown slipcase.
Condition: Slight rippling to sheets.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Subtle crease at l.l. edge of one of the sheets.


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Da Capo Press, Paul Strand, Book design, Colophon, Photogravure, Printing, Publishing, Scribes, Typography, Writing

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