EROTICA. 3 albums of French erotic plates and drawings, as follows:

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Lot 53
EROTICA.
3 albums of French erotic plates and drawings, as follows:

Sold for US$ 5,325 inc. premium
EROTICA.
3 albums of French erotic plates and drawings, as follows:
1. Album of plates. [Nineteenth Century]. Oblong 4to (333 x 250 mm). 37 mounted plates, all black and white engravings and lithographs, by Achille Deveria and others. Mid-19th century purple calf decorated in blind and gilt, bearing the initials "C.D." on the upper cover, edges gilt.
Provenance: Gerard Nordmann (bookplate; his sale, Christie's Paris, April 27, 2006, lot 115).
2. Album of drawings. 4to (270 x 261 mm). 19 tipped-in ink drawings and sketches, on various sizes and types of paper (some on verso of restaurant menus). 20th century green morocco with multi-colored onlays in the Art Deco style. Spine sunned. Some drawings with creases, smudges and spotting.
Provenance: Gerard Nordmann (bookplate).
3. CASANOVA, GIACOMO. Memoires, ecrits par lui-meme. Brussels: J. Rozez, 1872. 102 loose engraved plates only (without text), 8vo (240 x 160 mm). Blue cloth chemise and half morocco gilt slipcase. Slipcase rubbed, some plates removed from chemise to allow room for polyurethane protective sleeves.
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EROTICA. 3 albums of French erotic plates and drawings, as follows:
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