Announcement leaflets for livres d'artiste

Scope and Content

Announcement leaflets (or annonces) for livres d'artiste, some of which are themselves examples of fine printing on handmade paper and include original graphic works. Consists of:

  • /1 List of livres d'artiste published by Marcel Sautier, Paris [c. late 1940s].
  • /2 Pamphlet issued by the Cercle des Amateurs de Livres et d'Art Typographique (1961). Includes references to various forthcoming volumes, including a detailed announcement of William Beckford's Vathek, with illustrations by Edouard Goerg.
  • /3 Announcement leaflet for The ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde, with illustrations by Abram Krol [1962].
  • /4 Announcement leaflet for Les impénitents by Jean Cassou, with illustrations by Salvador Dali and Michel Mathonnat (1969).
  • /5 Announcement leaflect for Poèmes by Mila Gagarine, with illustrations by Serge Charchoune (1969).
  • /6 Announcement leaflet for Abracadabra by Serge Charchoune (Pierre Lecuire, 1971).
  • /7 Announcement leaflet for Pasargades by Pierre Lecuire, with etchings by Vera Pagava (1977). Includes an etching by Pagava.
  • /8 Announcement leaflet for Poèmes Métaphysiques by Pierre Lecuire with etchings by Vera Pagava (1979).
  • /9 Announcement leaflet for Candide by Voltaire, illustrated by Antoni Clavé [1979]. Includes lithograph by Clavé.
  • /10 Announcement text (duplicated typescript) for Ailleurs by Vera Feyder, illustrated by Jean-Luc Herman (1980).
  • /11 Card advertising an exhibition focusing on Henry Moore's Prométhée sketchbook 1949-1950 at the Grob Gallery (April 1990).