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Oeuvres de Regnier (illus. Claude Durrens)

by Regnier, Mathurin

Condition: Very Good +

Paris: Pierre Bricage, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good +. Paris. Pierre Bricage, 1954. 2 tomes. In-8. 121 & 129pp. Edition of Regnier's early C17 satirical poems illustrated with accomplished with wood engravings by Claude Durrens, illustrator and engraver, who was responsible for the design of both bank notes and postage stamps for the French government. Limited edition of 500 copies - this copy no. 425, handsomely bound in half tan morocco with vellum boards. A FINE set. ** Illustré de nombreux bois gravés de Claude Durrens, dont 6 hors-texte (y compris deux en frontispice), 38 têtes de chapitre et 2 culs-de-lampes. Tirage à 500 exemplaires; celui-ci l'un des 425 sur vélin de Rives à la forme, et qui porte le numéro 217. Belle reliure demi-maroquin brun, tranches supérieures dorées. Très bon état.

  • Bookseller: Valier Illustrated Books FR (FR)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 843
  • Title: Oeuvres de Regnier (illus. Claude Durrens)
  • Author: Regnier, Mathurin
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Pierre Bricage
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1954
  • Keywords: bois gravgures poesie medieval


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