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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    MAINDRON, Ernest (1838-1908), and others. Les Affiches illustrées. Paris: H. Launette & Cie. and others, 1886-97. 3 volumes, 4°. Half titles, additional lithographed titles, titles printed in red and black, coloured plates of posters lithographed by Jules Chéret and others, illustrations, many full-page (occasional light spotting and staining). Later red morocco-backed marbled boards, spines with raised bands, lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (corners a little rubbed). Volume One: NUMBER 56 OF 500 COPIES "SUR PAPIER VÉLIN." Volume Two: NUMBER 776 OF 1,000 COPIES "SUR PAPIER VÉLIN." Volume Three: NUMBER 803 OF 1,000 COPIES "SUR PAPIER VÉLIN." A HANDSOME SET OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK ON POSTER ART. (3)

    Price Realised  

    MAINDRON, Ernest (1838-1908), and others. Les Affiches illustrées. Paris: H. Launette & Cie. and others, 1886-97. 3 volumes, 4°. Half titles, additional lithographed titles, titles printed in red and black, coloured plates of posters lithographed by Jules Chéret and others, illustrations, many full-page (occasional light spotting and staining). Later red morocco-backed marbled boards, spines with raised bands, lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (corners a little rubbed). Volume One: NUMBER 56 OF 500 COPIES "SUR PAPIER VÉLIN." Volume Two: NUMBER 776 OF 1,000 COPIES "SUR PAPIER VÉLIN." Volume Three: NUMBER 803 OF 1,000 COPIES "SUR PAPIER VÉLIN." A HANDSOME SET OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK ON POSTER ART. (3)


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