Here are some of the most interesting items our sellers have on offer at this year’s edition of the Maastricht Antiquarian Book & Print Fair (St. Jan’s Church, Vrijthof, Maastricht, 10-11-12 March 2017).
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Artist’s own copy with 12 original drawings in a superb binding.
Pierre LOUYS – La femme et le pantin. Seize eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de Edouard Chimot. Paris, Les éditions d’Art Devambez 1928. 4to., Red mosaic morocco binding by G. Cretté, succ. de Marius Michel. Boards with chequered pattern in black & gilt lines, onlay designs inserted in squares in the shape of gilt French lilies and black arabesque ornaments, spine with gilt lettering, inner boards with gilt line decorations and centerpiece in black suede; all edges gilt. Orig. wrap. preserved. In slipcase lined with red morocco.
* Illustrated by Edouard Chimot with 18 (16 + 2 extra) engraved suites in 3 states (one coloured, one with remarques), and 12 hand-coloured signed drawings in different techniques: a total of 66 ills.