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Lot n° 25 - <p>Book XVIIIth - "Description of the festivities given by the city of Paris, on the occasion of the Wedding of Madame Louise-Elisabeth of France, &amp; Dom Philippe, Infant &amp; Grand Admiral of Spain, on the twenty-ninth &amp; thirtieth of August one thousand seven hundred and thirty-nine. "Paris: Imprimerie de P. G. Le Mercier, 1740. 22 p. In-plano. (text) + 13 p.; Complete. Full red morocco with the arms of the city of Paris. The only edition of this superb festive book in in-plano format, dedicated to the marriage by proxy of Elisabeth of France, eldest daughter of Louis XV, then aged 12, and Philippe de Bourbon, infantryman of Spain, second son of Philippe V of Spain, on 26 August 1739.</p><p>It was one of the most sumptuous celebrations given in Paris in the 18th century.</p><p>This luxury work was more or less sumptuously dressed. The sovereign and the princes of his family received copies covered in morocco decorated with lace, the ministers of the moroccos less richly decorated and the simple bishops of the volumes modestly bound in calf, all bearing in the centre of the plates the arms of the city that had financed the undertaking.</p><p><br/></p><p>Our copy is preserved in a sumptuous period binding in full red morocco, with the arms of the city of Paris. Spine spine with fleur-de-lyses boxes and title.</p><p>Very complete of the 13 plates of which 8 on double page and 5 full page engraved by Blondel (with a printing error: plate VI is notated VII and plate VII is notated VIII).</p><p><br/></p><p>The plates engraved by J.-Fr. Blondel represent: the geometrical plan of the part of the Seine where the feast was given; the temple of the Hymen, decoration of the fireworks placed on the solid ground of the Pont-Neuf; geometrical elevation of the throne built so that Their Majesties could see the feast, executed on Gabriel's drawings; the plan and the geometrical elevation of the music hall raised in the middle of the river between the Pont-Neuf

Book XVIIIth "Description of the festivities given by the city of Paris, on the occasion of the Wedding of Madame Louise Elisabeth of France, & Dom Philippe, Infant & Grand Admiral…
Estimate — 2 000 - 3 000 €
Copages Auction Paris - Paris,
Tuesday 26 January - 14:00

Lot n° 42 - <p>Hans BELLMER (1902-1975) Les jeux de la poupée - 1949 - Texts by Paul ELUARD (1895-1952) on Vélin Crève-coeur du Marais - Paris Les Editions Premières - First edition Copy numbered 40 - designed and signed by Hans BELLMER - Original brochure illustrated with an original photo vignette glued and colored on the cover (the same as on the title page) and with the original pink belly.</p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> Including 15 original silver salt photographs on silver paper manually colored with aniline by a relative. Copy remained in the family (*) and given to the artist by Bellmer in thanks.</p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> The photographs in this book were developed between 1934 and 1939 and were not published until 1949 in view of the period of the 39/40 war and its censorship.</p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> Photo dimensions 13 x 13.5 or 14 cm</p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> Size of the book 24.5 x 19 cm</p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> CONDITION : Headdress slightly twisted - Perfect state of freshness of the photos - Interior pages not cut out.</p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> </p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> One of the great manifestos of surrealism! Of which Bellmer said: "The body is like a sentence that invites you to disarticulate it so that its true contents can be recomposed through a series of endless anagrams".</p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> </p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> (*)See below excerpts from his diary about his collaboration with Bellmer)</p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> </p><p><br/></p><p><br/></p><p> * This remarkable copy "Les jeux de la poupée" by Hans Bellmer that we present in this sale comes directly from the man who colored the book manually with aniline and who had met the artist thanks to his sister Eliane who had just married Yves Bonnefoy. In an autobiographical book, he explains his meeting with Hans Bellmer: "My sister invites me to be a part of her life.

Hans BELLMER (1902 1975) Les jeux de la poupée 1949 Texts by Paul ELUARD (1895 1952) on Vélin Crève coeur du Marais Paris Les Editions Premières First edition Copy numbered 40 desi…
Estimate — 40 000 - 60 000 €
Copages Auction Paris - Paris,
Tuesday 26 January - 14:00
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