Auction 349 Illustrated Books 19th - 21st c.

MELCHERS, F.M. -- BRAUN, Th. l'An. Poëmes. Brussels, Ed. Lyon-Claesen, 1847 (=1897). Half-ti. w. vign., dec. ti. in olive green and lavander blue & 16 cold. lithogr. plates by F.M. Melchers. Square-4°. Owrps. (Wrps. dam., back side (grey paper) loosely inserted, loosening, a bit browned/foxed in places, outer margin a bit brittle at beginning and end, but complete with all the beautiful plates).

Beautiful plates by F.M. Melchers (1865-1944), pupil of Jan Toorop, employing his style of Japonisme and Art Nouveau to depict the change of seasons in the Low Countries. - Printed in 1070 copies, our copy one of 1000 on vélin. - Sold w.a.f., not subject to return.

€ 500

result € 550

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