Les Artistes Du Livre. Paris. Henry Babou.

Les Artistes Du Livre.

Paris: Henry Babou, 1928-1833. First edition. Hardcover. Each issue 26 x 20 cm. Limited edition, one of 650 copies on Papier Velin Blanc des Papeteries Johannot. Black and white and color illustrations vary issue to issue. A comprehensive overview of French Art Deco and contemporary designs of the period. Complete list follows: 1. Carlegle (dessin reprod., enrichi d'un croquis original ). 2. Ch. Martin (bois original). 3. J. Hemard (pl. rehaussee au pochoir, enrichi de 5 l.a.s. au bibliophile Achille Lefebvre ). 4. J.-E. Laboureur (burin original). 5. Hermann Paul (dessin reprod.). 6. P. Brissaud (aquatinte originale). 7. M. Meheut (dessin reprod.). 8. S. Sauvage (eau-forte originale). 9. Dignimont (dessin reprod.). 10. G. Barbier (gravure en couleurs). 11. Lobel-Riche (gravure originale). 12. A.E. Marty (gravure originale). 13. G. Belot (aquarelle originale). 14. A. Brouet (eau-forte originale). 15. Simeon (dessin original a l'encre de Chine et gouache blanche). 16. Berthold Mahn (dessin reprod.). 17. Vertes (eau-forte originale). 18. L. Morin (dessin reprod.). 19. P. Bonnard (dessin reprod.). 20. Chimot (gravure originale). 21. Louis Legrand (dessin reprod.). 22. Jouve (dessin reprod.). 23. Touchet (dessin reprod.). 24. J.-L. Perrichon (dessin reprod.). A few nicks to a few of the issue covers, lacks spine and rear cover to No. 16, and wrapper to No. 6. All issues are complete. 24 issues. Four cloth clamshell cases with gilt lettered black morocco spine labels. Very good. Item #21146

Price: $2,500.00

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