Lot n° 228
500 - 700
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Toussaint, Franz - Carré, Léon. - The Garden... - Lot 228 - Crait + Müller
Toussaint, Franz - Carré, Léon. - The Garden of Caresses. Translated from the Arabic. Paris, Piazza, 1924. In-4, full red morocco, triple gilt fillet on the boards, with mosaic fleurons on the corners, spine with 5 nerves decorated with mosaic fleurons in boxes composed of a triple gilt fillet, gilt title, gilt filleted edges, quadruple gilt fillet on the back covers, gilt head, covers and spine preserved, shaped case, lined and edged (Binding by Durvand) - spines very slightly rubbed - 84 pp, 84 pp., [1 f.], false title, title and 20 full-page illustrations by Léon Carré, text framed in red and gilt fillets with initials, bands and decorative motifs. Edition of 500 numbered copies, 1/400 on vellum from the manufactures Blanchet frères and Kléber (n° 425). An attractive book by its realization, one of Piazza's great successes, and its exquisite and sober binding by Durvand.
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