London, South Kensington
19 March 2008
MONTORGUEIL, Georges. Paris Dansant. Paris: Théophile Belin, 1898. 4° (285 x 192mm). Half title, frontispiece in 3 states, title printed in red and black, 12 plates by Vigna-Vigneron after A. Willette in 2 states, illustrations, set of colour separations bound in at end. Finely-bound in contemporary red crushed morocco gilt by Raparlier, the upper cover with a spray of flowers and the title in a banner formed of various coloured onlays, spine gilt in compartments, doublures, gilt edges, original pink wrappers bound in (one detaching). Provenance: Sir David Lionel Salomans Bart. (armorial bookplate); modern presentation inscription on front free endpaper. NUMBER 178 OF 200 COPIES.
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