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Two obscure volumes of Haitian voodoo emblems

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Two obscure volumes of Haitian voodoo emblems
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Description
Heading: (Voodoo)
Author: Sterlin, Philippe
Title: Vèvès Vodou. Serie I & II
Place Published: Port-au-Prince
Publisher:Editions Philippe Sterlin
Date Published: [1953-54]
Description:
Two volumes. Seven unbound signatures, 13 tipped-in color silk screened plates [and] [8], 48, [2] pp., 10 color silk screened plates. (Slim 4to), illustrated cloth-covered board portfolio [and] illustrated wrappers fastened at spine with brads. First Editions, limited to 250 [and] 275 examples.


Two obscure limited edition works illustrated with silk screened plates depicting symbols of significance in Haitian voodoo rituals, with notes by the author delving into the lore behind the symbols.

Condition
Sunning to edges of Serie I & II, edgewear to Serie II, brads fastening Serie II do not match; very good.
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Two obscure volumes of Haitian voodoo emblems

Estimate $200 - $300
Apr 19, 2018
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Starting Price $100
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0189: Two obscure volumes of Haitian voodoo emblems

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Est. $200 - $300Starting Price $100
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Apr 19, 2018 2:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0189 Details

Description
...
Heading: (Voodoo)
Author: Sterlin, Philippe
Title: Vèvès Vodou. Serie I & II
Place Published: Port-au-Prince
Publisher:Editions Philippe Sterlin
Date Published: [1953-54]
Description:
Two volumes. Seven unbound signatures, 13 tipped-in color silk screened plates [and] [8], 48, [2] pp., 10 color silk screened plates. (Slim 4to), illustrated cloth-covered board portfolio [and] illustrated wrappers fastened at spine with brads. First Editions, limited to 250 [and] 275 examples.


Two obscure limited edition works illustrated with silk screened plates depicting symbols of significance in Haitian voodoo rituals, with notes by the author delving into the lore behind the symbols.

Condition
...
Sunning to edges of Serie I & II, edgewear to Serie II, brads fastening Serie II do not match; very good.

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