1173 - 1801 FINE PRINTING (including ILLUSTRATED BOOKS and CARICATURE)
- Wrapper booklet trifle foxed.
= "A set of etchings: the love-offering of an Israeli artist to the city of Amsterdam and its people, rendered with gratitude." Commemorating the horrific events during the February Strike in Amsterdam in 1941. The booklet is numb. "24B".
= One of 9 lettered author's copies. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE L.
= One of 75 roman numb. copies on imperial Japanese.
AND 4 others by the same, i.a. Siegfried et le Limousin (Paris, 1926, etching by H. DAVID, contemp. blue gilt hmor.) and Eglantine (ibid., 1927, printed in numb. 564 copies (160), contemp. brown hmor., orig. wr. pres).
- Bookplate on upper pastedown. Very small worn spot on backcover near top of spine. Fine copy.
= Monod 5441.
= Cockalorum 178; Buckland Wright A48.
- Fine copy.
= Cockalorum 181. One of 420 copies bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in gilt brown quarter mor., t.e.g.
Andreyev, L. Abyss. Engl. transl. J. Cournos. Ibid., idem, 1929, 31,(1)p., woodengr. frontisp. and 3 ills. by I. LEBEDEFF, printed in 500 numb. copies, orig. giltlettered hbuckram, t.e.g., sm. 8vo.
- Fine copy. = Chanticleer 67.
- Final blanks and endpapers sl. stained in inner blank margin. Backstrip some stains; sm. dam. spot on lower boardedge.
= From the library of C.H. St.John Hornby, with his bookplate on upper pastedown. Franklin p.307; Chanticleer 50; Gill 279. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LI.
= Cockalorum 178; Buckland Wright A48.
= One of 35 copies in wrappers.
Dichter bij de duvel. Hans van de Waarsenburg 50. Ibid., idem, 1993, (49)p., printed in 85 copies, on Japanese paper, orig. cordbound wr., bound as a blockbook, narrow obl. 8vo. Wessels, D. Weer druk. Ibid., idem, 2002, 23,(2)p., 10 col. ills. by D. WESSELS, printed in 60 numb. and signed copies, orig. wr. w. dustwr. - AND 4 other publications by the same publisher, i.a. 10 ZEEUWSE BOLUSSEN (ibid., 1995, woodcut ills. by D. WESSELS, printed in 85 numb. copies, orig. wr.) and 11 New Year's Wishes by the same, with typography by D. WESSELS.
- Bookplate on upper pastedown.
= One of 30 numb. copies on Japon impérial with a suite of all the woodcuts.
= Contains contributions by i.a. Albert Bouma, Dick Ronner, Pim Witteveen, Antje Veldstra, Hester Verkruissen and Anne van Borselen.
- A few lvs. w. a sm. clumsily repaired hole. Spine-ends sl. worn; lower joint vol.1 splitting.
= Sander 215 (1st ed.); Gumuchian 2799 (1st ed.); Vicaire III, p.133-135; Brivois 147; Carteret III, p.286 (earlier eds.); Ray, p.268-279: "By preference, however, he still turned towards the strange and wonderful images that came to him during the night, images reflected in his two final volumes of phantasies, both illustrated with colored steel engravings, Les fleurs animées and Les étoiles." Adhémar, Introd. l'Oeuvre graphique (1975), I, 7: "a large part of modern art, from expressionism to surrealism, has come from his images".
- Contemp. owner's entry on first free endpaper; sl. foxed. Binding trifle worn along extremities.
= Vicaire III, 745-746: "En 1843, il a paru, chez les mêmes éditeurs, une seconde édition de cet ouvrage portant exactement le même titre (sauf la date de 1843, au lieu de 1842), également imprimée par Lacrampe et Cie, et ayant le même nombre de pages".
- Introd. sl. waterstained in margins; sl. foxed throughout; wrappers dustsoiled.
= Vicaire III, p.745; Sander 268; Bodemann II, 301.1. REMARKABLE copy with num. extra illustrations to the fables in pencil by an unidentified artist. These pencil illustrations are either totally new inventions for the stories or variants/ approximate copies of the plates.
= Beautiful typographic compositions by Ton van Zuilen (= J.H. Moesman). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LI.
= Beautiful typographic compositions by Ton van Zuilen (= J.H. Moesman).
- Bookplate of M.B.B. Nijkerk on verso prel. blank. Boardedges and slipcase sl. rubbed.
- Bookblock loose and broken. Spine-ends chipped; wr. sl. fingersoiled.
- Both vols. endpapers (sl.) discoloured/ browned.
= Van Dijk 128 and 183. Both vols. from the library of E. Strens with his bookplate on upper pastedown.