Auction 358 Illustrated Books 19th - 21st c.

BAUER -- JEUNESSE INALTÉRABLE, La, et la vie eternelle. Conte populaire trad. littéralement du Roumain, (...). Trad. de W. Ritter. Préf. de A. Alexandre. Amst., Scheltema & Holkema, 1897. 42, (2) pp. on 22 double fold. lvs. (Japanese style). W. 19 in text etchings, incl. front., by M. Bauer (4 full-p.) & 48 etched ornaments (all unique), decorated lithogr. endpapers and gilt lettering on front side after design by G.W. Dijsselhof. 4°. Or. vellum, t.e.g. (Bind. a bit warped, lower part of sides a bit waterstained, endpapers somewhat browned).

Printed by Mouton & Cie. at The Hague in 250 numb. copies. Our copy nr. 85 and printed on Japanese paper. - Braches, 980116 & p. 293: "Deze versieringen [van Dijsselhof] zijn, omdat ze moesten komen naast etsen van Bauer, geëtst. Ze zijn als zodanig uniek in de geschiedenis der boekherleving."

€ 460

result € 360

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