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Catalogue 98. A Selection of Choice French Books . Most of them recently acquired from two distinguished European private collections.

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Catalogue 98. A Selection of Choice French Books . Most of them recently acquired from two distinguished European private collections.

by Kraus H P

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New York: H.P.Kraus, 1970 New York: H.P.Kraus, n.d. FIRST EDITION. HC, gilt dec to cvrs and gilt letters to sp, 8 1/2 x 12, 124pp, Index of Printers and Publishers, Illustrators and Engravers, Binders, Previous Owners. 78 listed items with prices, fully referenced and described, numerous b/w illustrations of which 14 are tipped in and 2 are folding plates. Kraus published his fine catalogues in editions of 800 to 1500 copies, and are indispensable to the collector, scholar, library. This is a particularly handsome one, with illustrations of the most elegant French bindings, such as an original XVI century binding in crimson morocco, brilliantly and richly gilt, (P 40), another, a Grolier binding decorated in the technique of gold-powdering (P 124) and numerous others. 2 1/2 inches of covering at edges of head of spine have straight tears repaired, a few small stains to back covers. Internally fine, thus a Near Fine copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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Bookseller
Twelfth Street Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
794
Title
Catalogue 98. A Selection of Choice French Books . Most of them recently acquired from two distinguished European private collections.
Author
Kraus H P
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: H.P.Kraus
Date published
1970
Keywords
BOOKSELLER CATALOGUES, RARE BOOK COLLECTION OF FRENCH BOOKS

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fine
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First Edition
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
spine
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gilt
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edges
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jacket
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