1173 - 1801 FINE PRINTING (including ILLUSTRATED BOOKS and CARICATURE)
- A few handling creases; tiny tear in title-leaf.
Schröder, A. Duiker. (Amst.), Sauternes, 1991, 6,(1) textlvs., 1 orig. col. lithograph and 2 plates by P. VANDEN EYNDE, printed in 75 numb. copies, signed by the author and artist, loose as issued in orig. cl. portfolio, folio.
- A fine set.
= Carteret IV, 67: "(...) importante et intéressante édition (...)"; not in Monod. Comprises: I. Les fleurs du mal (10 col. plates by P. MARCEL-BÉRONNEAU; II. Les paradis artificiels (10 col. plates by G. CORNÉLIUS); III. Petits poëmes en prose (10 col. plates by SERGE IVANOFF); IV. Oeuvres diverses (10 col. plates by D.-CH. FOUQUERAY); V. Aventures d'Arthur Gordon Pym par Edgar Poe (10 col. plates by D.-CH. FOUQUERAY); VI. Histoires extraordinaires par Edgar Poe (10 col. plates by AUGUSTE LEROUX); VII. Nouvelles histoires extraordinaires par Edgar Poe (10 col. plates by AUGUSTE LEROUX).
- Endpapers trifle foxed; nevertheless a fine copy.
- Upper hinge broken. Spine and upper part backcover sunned; corners worn.
= Hayn/ Gotendorf IX, p.23.
- Partly foxed, otherwise fine, in remarkably bright gilt blue cloth.
= All published. Aubrey Beardsley was responsible as art director for the typography and illustrations of this fine periodical. J.R. Taylor, The art nouveau book in Britain p.93.
- Contents fine. Wooden box right lower corner sl. worn.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLII.
- Title-p. and final page (partly) browned.
= With the orig. prospectus (in English) composed by the author for the work in the orig. publisher's envelope loosely inserted, together with a col. snapshot of the artist at a party and an announcement by the publisher concerning Henderikse's next publication "I found a picture of you (...)".
= Contains 1 letter by Kousbroek and 3 (extensive) letters by Reve, all in facsimile.
= One of 30 numb. copies on japon impériale with an uncolored suite of the plates. Monod 1328.
- This copy unnumbered.
- Trifle foxed. Spine sl. worn. A fine copy.
= Lemmens/ Stommels p.27: "Between 1901 and 1903 seven fairy tales were published [by the State Dispatch Office] in six volumes of the same size and with an identical cover on paper of the best quality and with the most up-to-date chromolithographic technique, all illustrated by Bilibin." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLII.
- Wrappers frayed and sl. stained/ soiled; spine-ends chipped.
= Lemmens/ Stommels p.55f and 258. Accompanying promotional book for Rimsky-Korsakov's namesake opera in Sergei Zimin's opera house, for which Bilibin also did the stage design.
- Spine and upper margin of backcover trifle sunned.
ON: The Book of Job According to the Authorized Version. London, G. Bell and Sons, 1900, XII,96p., printed in 400 copies on handmade paper.
- The proof printings sl. soiled/ trifle foxed and 1x w. marginal tears.
= Not in Braches. The proof bindings giltlettered blindst. white cl.; gilt cream cl.; brown dec. on beige cl.; white dec. on greyish green cl.; black dec. on red and on blue cloth.
- Covers trifle rubbed; rubbed along joints; upper joint splitting/ starting but strong.
= Monod 4051; Carteret IV, p.145; Fléty p.98.