Sun, 20th Jan 2019 13:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

 
Lot 518
 

SONG OF THE MIGRANT BIRD, THE COMPLETE SET BY JOSEF HERMAN

Sold for £1,800


Condition Report

Very minor staining on title page, only visible upon close inspection. Otherwise very good overall condition. No visible signs of damage or known issues.

 

* JOSEF HERMAN OBE RA (BRITISH 1911 - 2000),
THE SONG OF THE MIGRANT BIRD,
the complete boxed set, 1999, comprising 54 lithographs printed in colours, on Somerset mould-made, each image signed and numbered in pencil, with title-page, justification and index, edition 5/50, printed by the Curwen Press, Chilford, with their blindstamp on each sheet, loose as issued within the original burgundy linen covered box, with gold embossed title on the front board, overall 324 x 230mm



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