September 23, 2021 10:00 EDT

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 28
 

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[Art] Walker, Kara
Freedom, A Fable: A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times

(Pasadena: Typecraft, Inc.) for The Peter Norton Family, 1997. First edition (one of 4,000 copies printed). Small 4to, 9 x 8 in. (229 x 203 mm). Illustrated with die-cut pop-ups and offset lithographs by Walker, and engineered by David Eisen. Original full red faux leather; all edges trimmed; some small creasing to pop-ups; what appears to be original clipped Walker-designed mailing label from the Norton Family, laid in.

Kara Walker's rarest book, printed by the Peter Norton Christmas Project 1997, and distributed to friends and colleagues.

Sold for $3,528
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

(Pasadena: Typecraft, Inc.) for The Peter Norton Family, 1997. First edition (one of 4,000 copies printed). Small 4to, 9 x 8 in. (229 x 203 mm). Illustrated with die-cut pop-ups and offset lithographs by Walker, and engineered by David Eisen. Original full red faux leather; all edges trimmed; some small creasing to pop-ups; what appears to be original clipped Walker-designed mailing label from the Norton Family, laid in.

Kara Walker's rarest book, printed by the Peter Norton Christmas Project 1997, and distributed to friends and colleagues.

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