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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 23

    GONCOURT, Edmond de (1822-96). A Venise... Rêve. Paris: L. Carteret, 1913. Large 8° (240 x 160mm). Printed on Japon throughout, hand-coloured illustrations by Louis Morin. Very-finely bound in red morocco gilt by Gruel, blue morocco doublures to a tesselated design interlinking repeated floral motifs, red watered silk liners, gilt edges, slipcase. "Exemplaire Imprimé pour M. Arthur Meyer." WITH AN ORIGINAL PEN, INK AND WATERCOLOUR DRAWING BY LOUIS MORIN AT THE FRONT (illustrated) inscribed "Eh! quoi!.. Le Carnaval de Venise sans doge ni dogaresse?..... Les voici restitués, pour le plaisir de Monsieur Arthur Meyer, par son dévoué Louis Morin."

    Price Realised  

    GONCOURT, Edmond de (1822-96). A Venise... Rêve. Paris: L. Carteret, 1913. Large 8° (240 x 160mm). Printed on Japon throughout, hand-coloured illustrations by Louis Morin. Very-finely bound in red morocco gilt by Gruel, blue morocco doublures to a tesselated design interlinking repeated floral motifs, red watered silk liners, gilt edges, slipcase. "Exemplaire Imprimé pour M. Arthur Meyer." WITH AN ORIGINAL PEN, INK AND WATERCOLOUR DRAWING BY LOUIS MORIN AT THE FRONT (illustrated) inscribed "Eh! quoi!.. Le Carnaval de Venise sans doge ni dogaresse?..... Les voici restitués, pour le plaisir de Monsieur Arthur Meyer, par son dévoué Louis Morin."


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