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AUCTION 18

Texas, California, the Southwest U.S., Mexico & the Borderlands:
Interesting books, broadsides, maps & ephemera

Lot 81

81. WALL, Bernhardt. Dogs and Some Literature. Lime Rock, [1932]. 19 etchings (plus cover etching), limitation etching signed by Wall. Mostly brown and black inks, wove paper, plain grey dust wrapper with Wall’s manuscript title in ink. Original hand-bound grey cloth over plain grey boards, etching on upper cover (25 x 21 cm). Except for minor cover wear and browning the d.j., very fine, the etchings perfect. With Wall’s warm, signed presentation in pencil to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Blodgett, dated in 1934.

     Limited edition (#4 of 100 signed copies). Weber, p. 6: "Wall always claimed in his lectures that a dog had occasioned his etching career”; & p. 41: "This book was described by Wall as being a collection of plates 'etched in the past dozen years.'" ($300-400)

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