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Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

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Balthus, Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, 1993, illustrated book with 15 lithographs with text by Emily Brontë, bound in Nigerian goatskin and housed in a cloth-covered clamshell box, The Carol and Seymour Haber Collection, © unknown, research required, 2008.73.3a,b

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Title

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Artist

Balthus (French, 1908-2001)

Related People

author: Emily Brontë (British, 1818-1848)

print publisher: Limited Editions Club (American, active 20th-21st centuries)

printer: Bruce Porter

Date

1993

Medium

illustrated book with 15 lithographs with text by Emily Brontë, bound in Nigerian goatskin and housed in a cloth-covered clamshell box

Edition

233/300

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: variable; sheet: variable; secondary sheet: 16 1/4 in x 12 7/16 in; book: 16 5/8 in x 13 in x 2 in; box: 18 1/4 in x 14 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in

Inscriptions & Markings

watermark: same as above, on some text pages

coat-of-arms: (vertically striped shield superimposed with three wings radiating from a central start; above the shield, the coronet of nobility, blind-stamped, lower right corner

edition number: 233, graphite, colophon page, c.c.

signature: Balthus, graphite, colophon page, c.c.

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Books, Portfolios, and Manuscripts

Object Type

book

Culture

French

Credit Line

The Carol and Seymour Haber Collection

Accession Number

2008.73.3a,b

Copyright

© unknown, research required

Terms

artists' books

books

goatskin

lithography

novels

planographic prints

Description

The Limited Editions Club, founded in 1929, was the first major publisher to invest in luxurious books pairing literature with leading artists in the United States. To date, they have published more than five hundred livres d’artistes; six are featured in Artist & Book.

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