Auction 358 Illustrated Books 19th - 21st c.

BAUER -- FRAGMENTS des mille nuits et une nuit. (Wassenaar, Ed. privée, 1927). 214 pp. W. ill. by M.J. Bauer. Fol. Or. gilt lettered cl. w. gilt ti-vign. on front side by Henri van de Velde, top edge gilt & gilt fly-leaves.

Printed in 200 copies. This is copy 59, printed for "Mademoiselle Jo Koster". - Impressed by Turkish streetlife during his trips to Constantinople in 1884 and 1894, Bauer started to illustrate Mardrus' complete French translations of the Tales of 1001 night. This edition is a facsimile with some of the tales. - Duizend min één boek, p. 70.

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