Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert. Francois Louis Schmied, Illustrator.

Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert

Paris: "Le Livre" 1923. Full Leather. 411 pages. 21 x 15 1/2 cm. Six full-page woodcut plates by Schmied colored in pochoir, and heightened in silver and gilt, plus a host of woodcut chapter heading designs. Limited edition, copy 479 of 850 on Velin de pur Chiffon des Papeteries de Voiron. Schmied is considered to be one of the finest wood engravers of the Art Deco period: the illustrations herein testify to his craft. MONOD 4695. Text in French. Partly unopened, bright, very clean copy. Modern full black morocco, spine lettered in gilt, and with original front cover wrapper bound-in. Teg. Fine. Item #18888

Price: $1,650.00

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