ROLLAND, Romain (1866-1944). Beethoven. Paris: Pelletan, 1909. 4° (223 x 155mm). Title in red and black, 12 'gravures' by J.L. Perrichon after Jos. van Boehm, J.P. Lyser, J.P. Laurens, P.A. Laurens and Perrichon, most in several states, opening initials in red. Dark green morocco by René Kieffer, with his ticket, covers with design of four laurel wreaths in blind, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in, slipcase. Provenance: Leon Comar (bookplate) -- purchased from Bone, 1933.
ROLLAND, Romain (1866-1944). Beethoven. Paris: Pelletan, 1909. 4° (223 x 155mm). Title in red and black, 12 'gravures' by J.L. Perrichon after Jos. van Boehm, J.P. Lyser, J.P. Laurens, P.A. Laurens and Perrichon, most in several states, opening initials in red. Dark green morocco by René Kieffer, with his ticket, covers with design of four laurel wreaths in blind, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in, slipcase. Provenance: Leon Comar (bookplate) -- purchased from Bone, 1933.
ROLLAND, Romain (1866-1944). Beethoven. Paris: Pelletan, 1909. 4° (223 x 155mm). Title in red and black, 12 'gravures' by J.L. Perrichon after Jos. van Boehm, J.P. Lyser, J.P. Laurens, P.A. Laurens and Perrichon, most in several states, opening initials in red. Dark green morocco by René Kieffer, with his ticket, covers with design of four laurel wreaths in blind, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in, slipcase. Provenance: Leon Comar (bookplate) -- purchased from Bone, 1933.
2 More
ROLLAND, Romain (1866-1944). Beethoven. Paris: Pelletan, 1909. 4° (223 x 155mm). Title in red and black, 12 'gravures' by J.L. Perrichon after Jos. van Boehm, J.P. Lyser, J.P. Laurens, P.A. Laurens and Perrichon, most in several states, opening initials in red. Dark green morocco by René Kieffer, with his ticket, covers with design of four laurel wreaths in blind, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in, slipcase. Provenance: Leon Comar (bookplate) -- purchased from Bone, 1933.

Details
ROLLAND, Romain (1866-1944). Beethoven. Paris: Pelletan, 1909. 4° (223 x 155mm). Title in red and black, 12 'gravures' by J.L. Perrichon after Jos. van Boehm, J.P. Lyser, J.P. Laurens, P.A. Laurens and Perrichon, most in several states, opening initials in red. Dark green morocco by René Kieffer, with his ticket, covers with design of four laurel wreaths in blind, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in, slipcase. Provenance: Leon Comar (bookplate) -- purchased from Bone, 1933.

SPECIAL COPY BOUND BY KIEFFER with proof plates and an undated letter in French in the hand of the publisher Édouard Pelletan to Perrichon, criticising the engraved portrait of Beethoven by P.A. Laurens.
;

Related Articles

View all
What I’ve learned: Thomas Venn auction at Christies
Bound for glory: 10 landmark b auction at Christies
The best exhibitions of summer auction at Christies

More from The Library of a Spanish Bibliophile

View All
View All