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New York: 1958. 2 pages (front and back), 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 294 West 11th Street, New York City, no date, circa 1958. Written to fellow artist and acclaimed sculptor Robert Laurent, in small part: "...I'm sending the painting out immediately - unfortunately I have no frame to fit it. We're looking forward to having a Laurent in our collection - Do you think you'll be in New York before the 15th? If not - you can leave the torso.....
Lausanne: Skira, 1970. Translated by James Emmons. Numerous mounted color plates, and many other black and white illustrations. 238pp. Short square folio, glossy pictorial boards, in a matching cardboard slipcase (slipcase slightly bumped). Lausanne: Skira, (1970). A fine copy in a very good(+) slipcase. With the ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. With 46 color plates and 175 black-and-white illustrations. 236 pages plus an index, 4to, blue cloth, dust wrapper (price-clipped; one line blacked out with a magic marker on copyright page; otherwise a near fine copy). Boston: New York Graphic Society, (1974). First printing. Very good(+). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Louise Kjellstorn with best wishes, Dick Boyle."
Paris: Guillard, 1984. Edited by Jacqueline & Maurice Guillaud. 340 illustrations in color and black & white. Small square 4to, pictorial orange boards (one corner worn spine of book lightly sunned, page margins slightly toned, margins of some pages bumped, one margin torn but neatly repaired), dust wrapper (wrapper spine evenly sunned to white). Paris: Guillard, 1984. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Paris: Guillard, 1984. Edited by Jacqueline & Maurice Guillaud. 340 illustrations in color and black & white. Small square 4to, pictorial orange boards, dust wrapper (wrapper spine evenly sunned to white; several small tears andchips with fading to boards beneath). Paris: Guillard, 1984. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
New York: Abrams, 1968. Translated by Norbert Guterman. Frontispiece, and 47 other tipped-in color plates, 2 folding; 77 other illustrations. 160 pages. 4to, pale blue cloth, d.w. New York: Abrams, 1968. First edition. ownership signature on front endpaper, still near fine in near fine dust wrapper. Library of Great Painters series.
London: W. Curtis, 1794. Botanical print. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring. Page measures 9" x 5.75". This beautiful print depicts the trumpet gentian, an Alpine flowering plant with a short stem. "In brilliancy of colour, none exceed the present species". William Curtis (1746-1799) was an English botanist who began as an apothecary before turning his attention to natural history. He established his own London Botanic Garden in the 1770's and published "Flora Londinensis" (6 volumes, 1777-1798) which was devoted.....