Lot #229
Alexander Calder

This lot has closed

Estimate: $400+


Signed book: A Bestiary. Limited first edition, 514/800. NY: Pantheon Books, 1955. Hardcover with slipcase, 9.5 x 12.75, 74 pages. Signed on the colophon in fountain pen by Alexander Calder. The page is also signed by poet and literary translator Richard Wilbur, who chose excerpts from classic works of literature—poetry, essays, novels, plays, and stories—to accompany Calder's whimsical drawings. In fine condition, with damage only to the slipcase.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021

This item is Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for $50.00

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.