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Pygmalion Limited edition, signed and numbered 24/100 by J J Rousseau - Signed First Edition - 1883 - from Kabi Rare Books (SKU: 208)

Pygmalion Limited edition, signed and numbered 24/100

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Pygmalion Limited edition, signed and numbered 24/100

by J J Rousseau

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

Paris: J Lemonnyer, Libraire-Editeur, 1883. first edition. Hardcover. very good +. Quarto- 11 x 8.5. Moreau Le Jeune. signed. Signed on front endpaper by the engraver. Limited to 525 copies overall, 100 copies of which were made of Japan Paper, 24 China paper, 25 white vellum, 375, in Holland paper. This is the Japan paper, edition of 100, this being hand numbered at # 24. In very good+ condition with wear to the front and back hinge but no detachment, and wear to corner edges- otherwise intact, clean and unmarked. Slight rippling of paper edges as can be expected with Japan paper. A beautiful example of fine printing and binding processes, with multiple repeated engravings, heavy, elegant paper, marbled endpapers and beautiful dark blue, leather, three quarter binding. Published by J Lemonnyer, 1883. A re-impression of the original published in 1775. More images available at www.kabibooks.com

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Details

Bookseller
Kabi Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
208
Title
Pygmalion Limited edition, signed and numbered 24/100
Author
J J Rousseau
Illustrator
Moreau Le Jeune
Format/binding
Navy 3/4 leather bound, speckled paper covers
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
no dj
Quantity available
1
Edition
first thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J Lemonnyer, Libraire-Editeur
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1883
Bookseller catalogs
Literary Fiction;
Size
Quarto

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About Kabi Rare Books

Founded in Brooklyn and now located in Rutland, Vermont. At Kabi Books, we buy and sell out of print, rare, unique and limited edition works on paper. We offer appraisal services and can seek out specific books by request.

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hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
vellum
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edges
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fine
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