Dec 01, 2016 - Sale 2433

Sale 2433 - Lot 7

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
(BARBIER, GEORGE.) Guérin, Maurice de. Poèmes en Prose. 3 plates, cover design, and 27 text illustrations by Barbier, wood-engraved by Pierre Bouchet, and designed by françois-louis schmied. Introduction by Paul Valéry. 4to, original pictorial wrappers after Barbier; publisher's burgundy cloth chemise and slipcase. Fine condition. Paris: A. Blaizot, 1928

Additional Details

number 101 of 150 copies of the first limited edition. Barbier's beautiful illustrations of the mythological Centaur and Bacchante. This copy signed with a warm gift inscription by barbier to Violette Gath, on the front blank. Carteret IV, 195; Méhé, II, 309-310; Ritchie 25.