Delarue-Mardrus, Lucie - Hambourg, André.... - Lot 258 - Crait + Müller

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Delarue-Mardrus, Lucie - Hambourg, André.... - Lot 258 - Crait + Müller
Delarue-Mardrus, Lucie - Hambourg, André. - Lights of Honfleur. Preface by Jean-Albert-Sorel. Paris], Éditions Vialetay, found at Jacques Trinckvel, 1964. 2 volumes in-4 (one for the text, the second for the sequels), in sheets, printed covers with flaps, green cloth slipcases (tear at the foot of the second slipcase) - 146 pp, [4 ff.], 18 colour lithographs by André Hambourg printed in Mourlot's studio, included in the pagination: 3 double-page, one full-page, 14 in the text, 9 of which on double-page. The first illustration bears the caption of the author's famous verse "The smell of my country was in an apple". Edition at 180 copies numbered and signed by the artist, 1/22 on Japon nacré (the n° 33) containing 1 original drawing signed, 1 suite in colors and a suite in black on Hollande, 1 suite in colors on Rives, 3 proofs in black of refused plates, two of them on double page, 1 additional plate in colors on double page. Is attached to the copy: letter of accompaniment and terms of payment of the work. "Lumières de Honfleur" is a selection of texts from L'Ex-Voto, the great Honfleur novel by Lucie de Delarue-Mardrus, delicately illustrated by Hambourg in dominant tones of grey and apricot typical of the soft light of the Normandy coast.
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