London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
UZANNE, Octave (1852-1931) and others. Féminies. Paris: Académie des Beaux Livres, 1896. Additional engraved title by Gaujean after Krutké, printed in colour, and 8 plates in 2 states (printed in colour and plain) after Félicien Rops, every page within a leafy or floral border of various shades (occasional very light foxing). Original pictorial wrappers, uncut, in an embroidered blue gilt half silk folding slipcase (worn). Provenance: Camille Bellon (this copy printed for him). NUMBER 9 OF 183 COPIES.
With 3 others by Uzanne, La Française du siècle. Modes - moeurs - usages (Paris, 1886, FIRST EDITION, NO. 46 OF 100 LARGE PAPER COPIES ON PAPIER JAPON), The French Bookbinders of the Eighteenth Century (Chicago, 1904, ONE OF 250 COPIES) and Uzanne and Albert Robida's Contes pour les bibliophiles (Paris, 1895, limited edition). (4)
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