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Heading: (Limited Editions Club)
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
Title: Fall of the House of Usher
Place Published: [New York]
Publisher:Limited Editions Club
Date Published: 1985

Illustrated with 2 color lithographs and an original etching after paintings and drawings by Alice Neel. (Folio) original marbled boards, spine and fore-edges in dark maroon morocco, spine lettered in gilt, publisher's black cloth tray-case. No 418 of 1500 copies printed at the Anthoensen Press.

Signed by artist Raphael Soyer, who contributes a two-page "Artist's Tribute" to Alice Neel (1900-1984), who was battling cancer, she was unable to prepare new images for this project, so four portraits and a painting were chosen from her work and beautifully reproduced by various complex methods. The colophon sheet for this copy signed by Neel prior to her passing.



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Fall of the House of Usher Raphael Soyer Alice Neel

Estimate $400 - $600Nov 3, 2016