Oct 28 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2584 -

Sale 2584 - Lot 209

Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
VERTÈS, MARCEL. Colette [Sidonie-Gabrielle]. Cheri. 2 volumes. Illustrated with 47 drypoints in several states. 4to, contemporary full brown morocco by René Kieffer, central gilt floral device on front and back covers with green, orange, red, yellow, and olive morocco onlays within blind stamped rules, spine-titles gilt with rectangular morocco onlays, top edges gilt; wide gilt turn-ins with patterned cloth endpapers, binder's booklabel to preliminary blank, original printed paper spine panels bound in at end of each; mostly unobtrusive, scattered foxing to contents; morocco-edged slipcases (worn, one with damaged panel). One of only 5 deluxe copies on Japon reserved for the artist and his friends, this copy "D / E" and signed by the artist. With a series of 10 additional preliminary pencil or ink original drawings of various size and paper signed by the artist bound in on stubs and mounted on leaves at the front of vol. I. Beautiful presentation, handsomely bound. Paris: Les Editions de la Roseraie, 1929