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L'Habitation Forcee by  Rudyard KIPLING - 1921 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 1047)

L'Habitation Forcee

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L'Habitation Forcee

by KIPLING, Rudyard

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Paris: Editions Rene Kieffer, 1921. KING, Jessie M.. Rare French edition of Kipling's story decorated with twenty-nine hand-coloured pochoir plates by leading Scottish book illustrator, Jessie King (1875-1949). Of particular interest is the remarkable snakeskin binding by Rene Kieffer (1875-1964) with matched oval gilt blocked cameos of lovers, designed by Kieffer in collaboration with the modernist tastemaker and artist, Pierre Emile Legrain. Other beautiful examples of shark and snakeskin bindings by Legrain and Kieffer appear in Alistair Duncan's Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding (London, 1989). Edition limited to 500 copies, 235 x 185mm, 96 pages with 29 pochoir illustrations, pictorial title, high quality Japan paper; handsome in gilt blocked snakeskin binding, patterned endpapers, a fine copy.

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Bookseller Inventory #
1047
Title
L'Habitation Forcee
Author
KIPLING, Rudyard
Illustrator
KING, Jessie M.
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Editions Rene Kieffer
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1921
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Private Press;

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