La Bibliothèque en feu

illustrated by Georges BRAQUE

Paris  -  Louis Broder  - 

  • Bookbinder : Pierre-Lucien MARTIN
  • Format : In-4 carré.
  • Number of volumes : 1 volume.
  • Binding : Bound.
  • Collation : Non paginé.

Beautiful binding, first edition, limited edition

In case and shirt. Binding morocco dark blue with a frame decorated on the plates with a mosaic composition of matt and glossy papers of different shades of blue and white. Smooth spine bearing the names of the author and the artist as well as the title of the book pushed gold, gold slices on brochure, matt dark blue paper lining, glossy paper guards. Original paper covers and spine bound in. Binding signed Pierre-Lucien MARTIN.

ORIGINAL EDITION  reproducing in facsimile the author's manuscript, illustrated on the frontispiece with an original etching in colours by Georges Braque .

LIMITED EDITED to 146 copies on Arches vellum, signed by the author and the artist. This one is one of the 120 with the original etching.

From the Alexandre Loewy bookstore (1996, no. 41), with ex-libris.

Remarkable binding by Pierre-Lucien Martin, whose composition on the plates evokes the birds of Braque.

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