A COMPLETE SUITE OF 36 ETCHINGS BY ANDRE DERAIN (the 33 etchings published in the book plus the three planches refusées) ON ANTIQUE LAID PAPER for one of Vollard's great unfinished projects, an edition of Petronius' Satyricon.
Derain executed the etchings in 1934 but they were not published until 1951.
This is ONE OF ONLY 70 SUITES PRINTED ON VERY FINE ANTIQUE LAID PAPER.
Large folio (45 x 35 cm).
ENTIRELY UNTRIMMED, WITH WIDE MARGINS, IN ABSOLUTELY PERFECT CONDITION. House in the original printed folder, made of fine Arches wove paper.
Johnson 184; Rauch 40; MoMa 57; Strachan, p. 330; Stern 33.
Rare and important.