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Moralites Legendaires (illus Daragnes)

by Laforgue, J

Condition: Good +

Paris: Editions de la Banderole, 1922. Hardcover. Good +. Daragnès. Paris. Editions de la Banderole, 1922. In-4. 205 pages. With 19 wood engraved illustrations printed in black, and many ornaments and tailpieces printed in tan, ranging from the atmospheric to the mischievous, by the talented artist and printer, Jean-Gabriel Daragnès. Limited edition of 700 copies - this copy no. 176. Full red morocco binding, somewhat worn, with original covers preserved ( but illustrated front cover worn, marked and repaired ). Luxurious endpapers with gilt marbled paper pattern. Pages uncut, slightly foxed at the extremity of the fore-edges. Principal contents in bright condition. ** Illustrations de Daragnès, avec bois gravés hors - texte en tête de chaque partie, des bois gravés en tête de chapitre, de lettrines et culs de lampe et d'un bandeau à chaque page. Tirage limité à 700 exemplaires - celui-ci le no. 176. Reliure solide plein chagrin rouge un peu passé, couverture d'origine conservée à l'intérieur (celle-ci avec déchirure de 4 cm réparée). Beaux pages de garde en papier marbré et doré.

  • Bookseller: Valier Illustrated Books FR (FR)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 759
  • Title: Moralites Legendaires (illus Daragnes)
  • Author: Laforgue, J
  • Illustrator:Daragnès
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Editions de la Banderole
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1922
  • Keywords: poetry poesie illustre bois gravures daragnes


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Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye.(see also Goatsk...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or co...[more]
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