98. M.C. Escher

MC Escher
(1898-1972)
XXIV Emblemata, which are symbolic images (1932)
Text by AE Drijfhout
Printed by GJ van Amerongen & Co, Amersfoort
Published by CAJ van Dishoeck NV, Bussum
The complete booklet comprising woodcut cover, title page, table of contents, 24 full-page emblems and colophon
All woodcuts (except for the colophon leaf) monogrammed in the block
No. 219 of 300 numbered copies on Simili-Japon Van Gelder, bound as a blockbook, 229 x 201 mm
Provenance:
Private collection, the Netherlands (since the 1930s), then by descent.
Literature:
Bool 159-186

Estimate
€ 5.000 - 7.000
Hammer amount
€ 13.000