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    YOUSUF KARSH (Canadian, 1908-2002)
    Karsh: A Fifty-Year Retrospective and Winston Churchill (signed book and photograph), 1983; 1941
    Book with more than 165 black and white reproductions, bound in a red morocco-backed silver-stamped red cloth; gelatin silver, printed 1980.
    11-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches (29.2 x 27.3 cm) (book)
    10-7/8 x 8-1/2 inches (27.6 x 27.3 cm) (image)
    Deluxe edition, one of 300 numbered copies published and signed by the artist, Boston.
    Book signed and editioned '98' in ink on colophon; photograph signed in ink margin recto.


    Condition Report*: The book is encased in a black cloth silver-stamped slipcase, overall size of case 14-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches.  Overall paper size of Winston Churchill photograph 14 x 11 inches; hinged to mat along top sheet edge verso; matted and framed under glass to an overall size of 18-1/2 x 16 inches; no visible condition issues.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    3rd Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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