THE WORKS OF CHARLES PAUL DEKOCK 25 VOLS AUTHOR'S EDITION

By: Charles Paul Dekock (Trans To English by Edith Mary Norris)

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We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; aprox 7000 pages; [John Sloan]. The Works Of Charles Paul DeKock. 25 Vols. Bos: Frederick J. Quinby, (1902-1904). 8vo. Red cloth, teg. This is the variant binding #747. Vol I with partial wear at bottom of spine to a depth of 1/4". Bindings nice and solid with modest sunning to spine and occasional rubbing to paper labels. - see graphic. Plates near fine. Contents generally VG to NF. 100 plates: Original etchings, photogravures of drawings, 3 photogravured portraits. John Sloan's artwork featured in 13 original etchings and 5 photogravures. Other artists: George B. Luks, William Glackens, Albert Sterner, E. Boyd Smith, others. Artist's Edition, Limited Edition #774 of 1000. All works are complete: +++ADHEMAR +++BARBER OF PARIS VOLS I & II +++CHILD OF MY WIFE +++EDMOND AND HIS COUSIN +++FRERE JACQUES VOLS I & II +++FRIQUETTE+++GUSTAVE VOLS I & II AND M. MARTIN'S DONKEY +++JEAN VOLS I & II +++LITTLE LISE +++MADAME PANTALON +++MEMOIRS +++MONSIEUR DUPONT VOLS I & II +++MY NEIGHBOR RAYMOND VOLS I & II +++SCENES OF PARISIAN LIFE +++SISTER ANNE VOLS I & II +++THE DAMSELS OF THE THREE SKIRTS +++THE GOGO FAMILY VOLS I & II +++ A friend supplied the following information on this set of books, "Charles Paul de Kock (May 21, 1793 - April 27, 1871) was a popular French author and librettist of the early to mid nineteenth century, whose works were translated into English and published by The Frederick J. Quinby Company of Boston, MA. There was an edition in 25 volumes, produced between 1902 and 1904, with 1,000 of each volume printed by the Plimpton Press in Norwood, MA. The last few volumes may have been printed elsewhere, as there is no printer's name shown on the copyright page: Frederick J Quinby was frequently sued for unpaid bills, so Plimpton Press may have stopped working for him because of having difficulty in getting paid. Advance notice of this series, without any detail, appeared in Notes and News within the Saturday Review of Books and Art in the New York Times on February 1, 1902. There is variation in the binding of these 1,000 sets. Nos. 77 & 182 are red leather with marbled boards with decorative gilt spines, raised bands five compartments, top edge gilt, 'St. Louis Exposition Edition' at bottom of spine. Nos. 207 & 336 are green cloth with gilt titles on spine. No. 553 is red cloth with paper labels on spine: these labels state "Charles Paul de Kock Book Title Artists' Edition". Nos. 747 & 913 are red cloth with paper labels on spine: these labels simply state "Charles Paul de Kock Author's Edition", with black printed book title. " Pages untrimmed and at least partly unopened.

Title: THE WORKS OF CHARLES PAUL DEKOCK 25 VOLS AUTHOR'S EDITION

Author Name: Charles Paul Dekock (Trans To English by Edith Mary Norris)

Illustrator: Illustrated by John Sloan,

Categories: Works Of,

Publisher: Boston, Frederick J. Quinby: 1902-1904

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 28775