Les Douze Cesars by Tranquillus C. Suetonius. Francois Louis Schmied, Illustrator.

Les Douze Cesars by Tranquillus C. Suetonius

Paris: Chez F.-L Schmied, 1928. First edition. Boards. 327 pages. 29 x 18 cm. Limited edition, copy 86 of 175 on velin d'Arches. Frontispiece of the golden Roman eagle, and full page color wood engravings of the twelve emperors. Printed in red and black, full page art deco chapter designs in gold and black, plus additional color illustrations with the text. Translation by Joseph Esteve, preface by Louis Barthou, De L'Academie Francaise. NASTI. Schmied B12. Wrappers and interior contents fine, slight chip to upper chemise label, a few nicks to slipcase. Unbound as issued in original printed wrappers housed in publisher's red board and cloth chemise with black cloth spine labels Near fine in matching very good board slipcase decorated at borders in black. Item #18690

Price: $10,000.00

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