By: De Maupassant, Guy

Price: $805.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

French Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 88 + plates in two states pages; (LOBEL-RICHE, ALMERY). DE MAUPASSANT, GUY. La Maison Tellier. Illustre par Lobel-Riche. Paris: Javal et Bourdeaux, 1926. First Edition with these illustrations, Hors de Commerce copy, separate from limited edition of 375 copies. Small 4to, light green printed wraps, text in loose signatures, as issued, 12 full-page and 3 smaller engraved reproductions of occasionally erotic drawings by Lobel-Riche, extra loose set of the engraved illustrations printed in sepia with small remarque illustrations in margins (plus one additional plate not called for in the book) , and single sheet of green paper with four (4) original pencil sketches by Lobel-Riche (several heightened in red pencil) , signed at bottom right by the artist. Wraps sun-browned at spine, minor wear at edges, original glassine over wrapper chipped and torn at edges with early owner's hand-lettered title in ink at spine torn and partly lacking, text quite good, slight aging, text and plates very clean, sheet with original illustrations with some aging at edges, offsetting to protective paper folder. The edition consisted of 75 copies on Japon Ancien with the plates in four or five states, and 300 copies on Velin d'Arches with plates in two or three states; there were also 42 additional lettered or Roman-numbered copies on Japon Imperial or Arches. This copy is an Hors de Commerce copy similar to the 200 copies on Arches with plates in two states, with the addition of the sheet with original drawings; the limitation leaf cites no other issue which also included an original drawing although there probably were some. One set is with and one without additional small drawings in the lower margin. A number of additional graphics are available.


Author Name: De Maupassant, Guy

Illustrator: Illustrated by Lobel-Riche, Almery

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Paris, Javal Et Bourdeaux: 1926

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 28281