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RARE 1949 HOUSTON Cadoret Drawings & de L'Epine Photographs No. 229/750 ☆ TEXAS
Marrero, LA: Hope Haven Press. RARE 1949 HOUSTON Cadoret Drawings & de L'Epine Photographs No. 229/750 ☆ TEXAS An Oversized Folio Volume - 14"W x 16"H The 1949 First Limited Edition of 750 Copies (plus 50 Deluxe and 25 Authors Copies) of which this volume is numbered 229 Indicated as "NOT FOR SALE" "TEXT BY HOUSTONIANS" Hardcover exhibits general wear and soiling. Corners are bumped and there is fraying at top of spine 177 Numbered Pages Plus Contents Page Heavy age toning through out (most prevalent at end pages) Pages are unmarked, clean and unbent. binding is tight 20 Tipped Black & White 11x14 Photographs (All are present - most have become un-glued from page) A rarely available volume on Houston with accompanying Art and Photographs. An essential volume for any Houston or Texana book collection. Please see all photos for best indication of condition Michel Cadoret (1912-1985) was born in France and worked in Paris and New York. He was among the group of mid-century French artists, including Pierre Soulages, who were influenced by the New York School of Abstract Expressionism. Sibylle Akers (a.k.a. Sibylle de L'Epine; Sibylle von Kaskel) was born in Dresden, Germany. She left Germany after the Second World War and moved to Texas. She was a well-known photographer. In 1965, she moved to Washington, D.C., because her husband was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson as Director of the U.S. Information Agency. [Attributes: First Edition]
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