Lot n° 205
150 - 200
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Set of 7 volumes of literature, bound in... - Lot 205 - Crait + Müller
Set of 7 volumes of literature, bound in morocco, most of them illustrated. 1/ Jean Cocteau - Reines de France. Paris, Grasset, 1952. In 12, midnight blue morocco, crown gilt on the first plate in a gilt fillet with fleur-de-lys at the corners, spine decorated with a fleur-de-lys, gilt inner fillet, blue endpapers with fleur-de-lys, covers and spine preserved, spine rubbed - 161 pp., [1 f.]. First edition, 1/25 copies on Madagascar (not justified). 2/ Anatole France - Madame de Luzy. Illustrations in colours by Gustave Adolphe Mossa. Paris, Ferroud, 1927 (in fact, the final printing is dated 1928). Small in-8, burgundy morocco, gilt and mosaic decoration of revolutionary inspiration on the boards and the spine, interior fillet and gilt head, covers and spine preserved (binding by L. Pezey) - 40 pp, [2 ff.], 12 illustrations in and out of text and ornaments by Mossa coloured by Berthelot. 1/70 copies on Japon impérial (n° 81) containing 3 states including one state in black. 3/ Anatole France - Le Chanteur de Kymé. Paris, Ferroud, 1923. In-12, four-ribbed fawn morocco, attractive decoration of musical instruments in a double gilt fillet on the first cover, inner fillet and gilt head, first cover preserved - [1 f.], 56 pp., [1 f.], frontispiece, 9 illustrations and coloured lettrines by Maurice Lalau Edition at 1500 numbered copies, 1/1200 on Arches tinted vellum (n° 1436). 4/ Camille Mauclair - Le Charme de Versailles. Paris, Piazza, 1931. In-8, green morocco, double framed on the boards (floral decoration inside two gilt filets), spine ribbed and decorated, filleted edges, triple fillet with flowers at the corners and gilt head, covers and spine preserved (binding by L. Pezet) - [2 ff.], 124 pp., [2 ff.], 16 illustrations in colours by Charles Jouas, 4 of which out of the text. Edition at 1000 copies, this one not justified. 5/ G** M** [Georges Michau] - From white peacocks to black swans. Poems. Paris, Chiberre, 1922. In-12, full blue morocco, richly framed with gilt fillets with flowers at the corners surrounding the marooned arms in the centre, spine decorated, interior framed with double gilt fillet with flowers at the corners, blue moire endpapers, filleted edges, gilt head, untrimmed, covers and spine preserved (binding by Kauffmann and Horclois) - 115 pp. with a frontispiece engraving by Henry Chapront, numbered 28/50 and signed in pencil First edition printed on Hollande of this collection of youthful poems. Little information has come down to us about Michau, except that he was a laureate of the Académie française and a friend of Céline. 6/ G** M** [Georges Michau] - Un beau voyage. Paris, Chiberre, 1925. In-12, full blue morocco, richly framed with gilt filets with flowers at the corners surrounding the marooned arms in the centre, spine decorated, interior framed with double gilt filets with flowers at the corners, blue moire guards, filleted edges, gilt head, untrimmed, covers and spine preserved (binding by Kauffmann et Horclois) - 180 pp. First edition printed on Hollande of the author's second collection of poems. 7/ Ovid - The Art of Love. New translation by Pierre Lièvre. Paris, Chamontin, 1935. In-8, salmon-pink morocco, animal and musical frame on the first cover, smooth spine decorated, interior fillet and gilt head, covers and spine preserved - 185 pp., [1 f.], 10 illustrations in colour outside the text by Marty. Edition at 3000 numbered copies on vellum (n° 260).
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