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Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Fri, Oct 6, 2023 04:00PM EDT
Lot 184

6 pcs. 1925 Paris Exposition Ephemera, incl. Magazines

Estimate: $200 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Grouping of ephemera items all relating to the 1925 Paris International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts. 1st-3rd items: Three (3) magazines, all with articles, numerous illustrations, and photos reporting on the exhibition, including two (2) large examples titled "L'Illustration Exposition Des Arts Decoratifs" dated April 25, 1925 (64 total pages) with cover illustration by Tony George Roux and August 8,1925 (48 total pages); and one (1) smaller magazine with the same title by Braun & Company with numerous photos of the pavilions at the fair and a guidemap (20 total pages). 15 3/4" H x 11 3/4" W and 9 3/8" H x 12" W. 4th item: Small guidebook titled "The New York Hearald European Edition of The New York Herald Tribune American Guide to Paris" compliments of Albert William Bryan which answers questions related to "passports, police, traffic, touring, sports, sightseeing, hotels, theatres, shopping etc.". 7 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W. 5th item: A "Diplome de Medaille d Ora" lithographic certificate on cardstock awarded to Kathleen Hewitt with neoclassical artwork by the French artist Gustave Louis Jaulmes. 25 1/2" H x 30 3/4" W overall. 6th item: Magazine page from the French magazine Le Monde Illustre dated November 21, 1925 showing two pages of photos of the Paris Exposition after its closure. Two pages total 331 & 332. 15 3/4" H x 11 1/2" W.


1st-2nd items: Losses and splits to spines, some chipping to edges and dampstaining. April issue with losses to upper corner of back cover. Both are housed in archival covers. 3rd item: Some chipping to edges and dampstaining. Housed in an archival cover. 4th item: Overall good condition, some toning to cover and interior pages with some creasing to corners. 5th item: Certificate with overall toning. Some creasing, minute foxing, and losses to lower edge of cardstock. Previously rolled. 6th item: Overall good condition, previously rolled.

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