Mardrus, Dr. J.- C. - Carré, Léon. - Le Livre... - Lot 227 - Crait + Müller

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Mardrus, Dr. J.- C. - Carré, Léon. - Le Livre... - Lot 227 - Crait + Müller
Mardrus, Dr. J.- C. - Carré, Léon. - Le Livre des Mille Nuits et une Nuit. Paris, Éditions d'Art H. Piazza, 1926-1932. 12 volumes in-4 bound in full midnight blue morocco with smooth spine, boards decorated with a double framing of gilt fillet enclosing a stylized braid motif spaced with a 6-pointed star; the inner part of this framing is adorned with a framing of iridium fillet spaced with large corner floral motifs on an iridium background. The title on the spine is set off by two iridium arabic fleurons; the tomation in gilt numerals is inscribed in an eight-pointed iridium star. Interior with midnight blue morocco listel and blue moiré endpapers in turned leather. Illustrated covers and spine preserved, gilt head, shaped case, bordered and lined with suede back (rel. JLC Morlent). Illustrated with 144 off-text plates in colour by Léon Carré and 85 decorative and ornamental compositions in gold and colour by Mohammed Racim introducing each tale. Each page is decorated with a frame and decorative motifs inspired by traditional Muslim art. Edition at 2500 copies, this one of 250 on Japon impérial (second paper after 50 Japon impérial), containing a monochrome blue or black suite of the illustrations (n° 147). A copy in an exceptionally fresh condition.
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