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Incunabula of Expressionism
Two original watercolor paintings by Hermann HesseGray's Illustrations of Indian Zoology 1830s
San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneOct 23, 2014 6:00 PM UTC

Literature-Illustrated & Children's-Oz

Over 400 lots of fine books and related material of literary, illustrative, decorative, artistic and intellectual interest. Of particular note is an important group of books, letters, and original watercolor paintings by Hermann Hesse, all from a private collection, a gift from the Hesse family. These are accompanied by significant German Expressionist publications from between the wars, including a number of works illustrated by Georg Grosz. Also in the sale are fine bindings and sets, striking illustrated books, literary highspots, imaginative children’s books, and the wonderland of Oz