This is the template for books meeting the following criteria - 19th century, first, rare, gold, gilt, gilded, gilding, leather, or vellum - and architecture, atlas, bible, civil war, revolutionary war, military, cookbook, occult, signed, 1776, fishing, angling, scrapbook, woodworking, magic, conjuring, lithograph maps, engravings, colonial, native american indian, rebel soldier and aboriginal subjects - save this template and title info for future reference - see other templates for other books. Boule de Suif, La Maison Tellier, Le Port. Eaux Fortes et Dessins en Couleur de Dignimont. Complete with 14 original engravings by Andre Dignimont, finished by Roger Lacouriere.And an extra suite of the 14 illustrations colored in pochoir by Robert Lecourt. Rene Kieffer binding: full calf leather with snakeskin pattern. Gilt stamped titled to spine. Large gilt stamped decoration to front and back cover.
Rene Kieffer stamp to endpaper at front and Rene Kieffer stub at rear. Rare Antique Art Deco Fine Press Book Gorgeous Full-leather Binding by Rene Kieffer of Paris Illustrated With 14 Full-page Engravings and an Extra Suite of the 14 Plates in Pochoir (Hand-Stenciled Color) Nine Additional Pochoir Colored Decorations Classic Literature Three of Maupassant's Finest Short Stories. Measures 9.75 x 7.75 inches. Limited edition of 302 numbered copies (number 245).
Printed on Rives Japan Vellum (Velin de Rives). Phenomenal full leather fine binding designed and produced by René Kieffer, Paris. Calf leather stamped to emulate snakeskin. Both boards have a large embossed gilt decoration of a stylized bouquet.
Endpapers in metallic gold and silver silk pattern. Illustrated with 14 engravings by André Dignimont, finished by Roger Lacourière. Special to this limited edition are the same 14 plates repeated, with pochoir color hand-applied by artist Robert Lecourt, plus eight pochoir-colored part-page illustrations and title-page decoration.Covers are clean and bright. Hinges and extremities are age-tanned. Internals are crisp, clean, and bright. Textblock is solid and square.
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