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Poèmes à l'Eau-forte

Legrand, Louis

Paris. Gustave Pellet, Editeur à Paris. 1914
A beautiful copy with the additional suite in a contemporary binding by Noulhac.

From the edition limited to 80 copies on papier vélin, this copy with a suite of the text illustrations printed on separate sheets.

Legrand's beautiful etchings illustrate 33 poems by a variety of poets: Baudelaire, Gautier, Mallarmé, Verlaine and Rimbaud among others.
4to. (245 x 205 mm). Illustrated with 30 original etchings by Louis Legrand, of which 23 are hors-texte as well as 80 text illustrations. Full dark chocolate crushed morocco by Noulhac with his signature gilt, boards with inlaid floral illustrations on the front and back cover, with inlaid floral designs on the front and back doublures in red and brown morocco, original publisher's printed wrappers and backstrip with illustration and gilt title preserved t.e.g., matching morocco-edged marbled board slipcase.

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