Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 450

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
BARBIER, GEORGE; and SCHMIED, F.-L. Personnages de Comédie. Text by Albert Flament. Illustrated throughout with color wood engravings by Schmied after Barbier, comprising half-title illustration, Harlequin vignette on title, 12 full- and 2 half-page plates, 22 four-line initials, tail-pieces, decorative devices within, and borders around the text, many heightened in silver and gold. Small folio, original illustrated wrappers featuring design within metallic marbled background, very light toning to borders; usual offsetting to facing text leaves; custom marbled cloth, board chemise and slipcase. number 103 of 150 copies signed by barbier. Ritchie 11; Carteret IV: 157. Paris: Meynial, (1922)