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Carmen ( illus. Pierre AMBROGIANI )

by Mérimée, Prosper

Condition: Very Good +

(Marseille): Editions Lacydon, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good +. Pierre Ambrogiani. (Marseille). Editions Lacydon nd. (1968). In-4. 206pp. With 20 attractive, brightly coloured full-page gouache illustrations by Pierre Ambrogiani, all with tissue-guards. Originally issued as a 2-volume set in an edition of 750 copies, the colophon appearing in the second volume (Colomba). In a superb full brown calf binding with repeated gilt and black patterned motif to back and front. Presented in a matching black suedine slipcase (minor rubbing and marks). Rare. ** Orné de 20 belles gouaches à pleine page hors-texte de Pierre Ambrogiani. Le premier tome d'un ensemble de deux volumes tirés à 750 exemplaires, la justification se trouvant dans le deuxième tome (Colomba) qui n'est pas présent. Présenté dans une très belle reliure plein cuir marron mosaiqué et dans un étui en suédine blanche. Petits frottements à l'étui, mais livre en très bon état.


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