Illustrated book, a charming edition, ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT WITH ORIGINAL ETCHINGS BY BUISSON AFTER GIACOMELLI
EDITION LIMITED TO 200 NUMBERED COPIES PRINTED ON FINE MARAIS WOVE PAPER
4to. BEAUTIFULLY BOUND in half burgundy morocco and marbled boards. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Original wraps bound in. All tissue-guards present, and thus no offsetting.
FINE AND BRIGHT, WITH NO DEFECTS. PERFECT CONDITION, BOTH INSIDE AND OUT.
Louis Conquet / Léopold Carteret et Cie, Successeurs, Paris, 1904.; 70 pp. Every page with an elaborate etched border. Four full-page etchings and eight etched vignettes, plus an additional etching on the front wrapper; A classic example of the "livre de 1880" championed by traditional bibliophiles
Hector Giacomelli was a French painter, draughtsman, engraver and illustrator born in 1822 in Paris. He was widely recognized for his paintings of birds.Read More