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    Sharon Coplan Hurowitz 32


Two Nude Women Perched on a Rock (The promontory of Noses); and accompanying novel, critical essay and artist's book, from A Suite of Five Lithographs for Tristram Shandy

Lithograph in colors, on T.H. Saunders Waterford paper, with full margins, together with accompanying three volume deluxe book set including The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, the complete novel by Laurence Sterne, bound with green calf spine and corners and marbled paper over boards; Laurence Sterne and Tristram Shandy, a critical essay by Dr. Melvyn New, bound with green paper overboards; and artist's book with 39 photocollage illustrations by John Baldessari with quotations from the novel by Laurence Stern, accordion fold bound with green paper overboards,
I. 19 3/4 x 18 in (50.2 x 45.7 cm)
S. 24 3/4 x 22 3/8 in (62.9 x 56.8 cm)
book: 11 x 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in (27.9 x 19.7 x 11.4 cm)

signed and numbered 36/50 in pencil (there were also 15 hors commerce issued for the artist, printer and publisher), published by Arion Press, San Francisco, in very good condition, unframed, the books contained in original slipcase.

$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $2,750

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New York 29 April 2013 10am & 6pm