Lot n° 256
180 - 250
Louÿs, Pierre - Hadji-Minache, G. - The Songs... - Lot 256 - Crait + Müller
Louÿs, Pierre - Hadji-Minache, G. - The Songs of Bilitis. Translated from the Greek. Paris, Les Propylées, 1947. In-4, burgundy half-maroquin with corners, gilt fillets on the boards, spine decorated with gilt Greek and a small architectural decoration in the antique style, gilt head, lined case. Green printed title discharges - 176 pp, [2 ff.], 12 out-of-text illustrations by Génia Minache hand-coloured by M. Beaufumé. Edition at 330 numbered copies, 1/280 on Johannot vellum. Génia Minache, born in 1907, left Russia with her family at the time of the revolution and after a long journey that took her to Constantinople and Prague, she settled in Paris. She studied at the Arts Décoratifs and spent her entire career in France. She specialized in book illustration.
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