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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 24

    GOURMONT, Remy de (1858-1915). Couleurs. Paris: Camille Bloch, 1929. 8°. Half title, title printed in pink and black, 12 hand-coloured engraved plates by J. E. Laboureur, illustrations. Contemporary vellum by Aalbers Kollewijn, spine decorated and lettered in various colours, upper cover with an original illustration of a bowl of fruit, top edges gilt, others uncut, slipcase. NUMBER 175 OF 285 COPIES "SUR VELIN BLANC DE RIVES."

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    GOURMONT, Remy de (1858-1915). Couleurs. Paris: Camille Bloch, 1929. 8°. Half title, title printed in pink and black, 12 hand-coloured engraved plates by J. E. Laboureur, illustrations. Contemporary vellum by Aalbers Kollewijn, spine decorated and lettered in various colours, upper cover with an original illustration of a bowl of fruit, top edges gilt, others uncut, slipcase. NUMBER 175 OF 285 COPIES "SUR VELIN BLANC DE RIVES."

    With 5 other works in 6 volumes, Louis Morin's Les Dimanches Parisiens. Notes d' un Décadent (Paris, 1898, illustrated by A. Lepère, ONE OF 250 COPIES), Benjamin Constant's Adolphe (Paris, 1923, limited edition), Maurice Beaubourg's La Saison au Bois de Boulogne (Paris, 1928 [but 1927], illustrated by J. E. Laboureur, ONE OF 275 COPIES), Charles Lamb's A Dissertation upon Roast Pig (Rochester, New York, The Printing House of Leo Hart, 1932, illustrated by Wilfred Jones, limited edition) and Jules Barbey d' Aurevilly's Les Diaboliques (Lyon, 1946, 2 vols., illustrated by Roger Carle, limited edition). (7)


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