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Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions

Wednesday 30th January 2019: 10:30am GMT

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Lot 6

Barbier (George).- Boylesve (René) Le Carrosse aux deux lézards verts, number 16 of 25 copies on Japon, plates in 2 states, pochoir plates and illustrations by Barbier , Paris, Éditions de la Guirlande, 1921.

 

Estimate: £1,200 - 1,800

Hammer Price: £1,500

Full Lot Details

Barbier (George).- Boylesve (René) Le Carrosse aux deux lézards verts, number 16 of 25 copies on Japon and with plates in 2 states (one pochoir, one monochrome), from an edition limited to 300, 8 pochoir plates and numerous illustrations by George Barbier, coloured by Jean Saudé, light spotting to monochrome plates, bound in green morocco, by Vermorel, upper cover with design of two lizards in inlaid coloured moroccos, spine gilt in compartments, inner gilt dentelles, patterned silk brocade doublures and endpapers, g.e., signed at foot of front turn-in, original wrappers bound in, joints rubbed, upper cracked, marbled board slip-case (rubbed), 4to, Paris, Éditions de la Guirlande, 1921.

⁂ Delightful work with charming illustrations by Barbier.

Full Lot Details

Barbier (George).- Boylesve (René) Le Carrosse aux deux lézards verts, number 16 of 25 copies on Japon and with plates in 2 states (one pochoir, one monochrome), from an edition limited to 300, 8 pochoir plates and numerous illustrations by George Barbier, coloured by Jean Saudé, light spotting to monochrome plates, bound in green morocco, by Vermorel, upper cover with design of two lizards in inlaid coloured moroccos, spine gilt in compartments, inner gilt dentelles, patterned silk brocade doublures and endpapers, g.e., signed at foot of front turn-in, original wrappers bound in, joints rubbed, upper cracked, marbled board slip-case (rubbed), 4to, Paris, Éditions de la Guirlande, 1921.

⁂ Delightful work with charming illustrations by Barbier.