Le Bestiare Spirituel Das Geistliche Tierbuch; Kompositionen und Illustrationen von Hans Erni. Paul Claudel.
Le Bestiare Spirituel Das Geistliche Tierbuch; Kompositionen und Illustrationen von Hans Erni

Le Bestiare Spirituel Das Geistliche Tierbuch; Kompositionen und Illustrationen von Hans Erni

Zurich: Drucke von Josef Stocker, 1984. Erni, Hans. leather_bound. 56 pages. Folio, 51 x 41 cm. Limited edition, copy 103 of 150 with four original prints each signed by Erni housed in a rear pocket. Text in French and German with numerous black and white lithograph drawings by Hans Erni. The original French text from Editions Gallimard, 1963. Bestiary, made popular in the Middle Ages, particularly in England and France, the symbolic language of animals was often accompanied by a moral lesson; however, the earliest examples can also be found in early Greek texts. Leonardo da Vinci created his own bestiary. Clean, fresh copy, slight dings to corners and backstrip extremities. Orig. full navy morocco lettered in lighter blue, front cover illustration blocked in white, Near fine. Item #21868

Price: $1,750.00

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