February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

Books & Manuscripts

 
  Lot 28
 

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[Children's & Illustrated] Perrault, Charles
Contes de Perrault...

Paris: Editions d'Art de la Roseraie, (1922). First and limited edition, #VII of VIII Exemplaires Speciaux on Japon ancien paper (of 396 total copies). Folio; 16 5/8 x 12 3/4 in. (422 x 324 mm). (viii), 67, (1), v, (7) pp. Preface by Henri de Regnier. Illustrated by Drian (Adrien Etienne) with frontispiece in three states, 40 etched plates (comprising three states of each plate), five in-text etched plates, as well as two original pen and ink drawings and 21 additional etched plates at rear. Original stiff printed wrappers, lightly worn; plates and text loose as issued; in three-quarter brown cloth over marbled paper-covered board portfolio, moderately worn, ties lacking.

Estimated at $800 - $1,200


 

Paris: Editions d'Art de la Roseraie, (1922). First and limited edition, #VII of VIII Exemplaires Speciaux on Japon ancien paper (of 396 total copies). Folio; 16 5/8 x 12 3/4 in. (422 x 324 mm). (viii), 67, (1), v, (7) pp. Preface by Henri de Regnier. Illustrated by Drian (Adrien Etienne) with frontispiece in three states, 40 etched plates (comprising three states of each plate), five in-text etched plates, as well as two original pen and ink drawings and 21 additional etched plates at rear. Original stiff printed wrappers, lightly worn; plates and text loose as issued; in three-quarter brown cloth over marbled paper-covered board portfolio, moderately worn, ties lacking.

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