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Chevallier, Gabriel
CLOCHEMERLE
(Paris, France): Ernest Flammarion, (1934); square 4to. full leather, clamshell box; 338, (6) pages. First Dubout illustrated edition limited to 1,250 numbered copies. Illustrated by Albert Dubout with color illustrations throughout with the satirical, funny portrayals of human buffoonery.This copy is bound in a full artist-binding by Monique Lallier, award-winning bookbinder from Greensboro, NC. The binding is a full crushed light gray moracco with circular leather onlays on the front and rear covers, which some have been decorated by additional leather onlays to create characters from the book. Additionally, thin leather strips were onlaid to both the front and rear covers. The illustrator, title, and author are stamped on circular onlaid panels on the spine. Leather doublures have decorated circular and thin leather strips. Suede endpapers. Original wrappers bound in. Binder's stamp '2020 Monique Lallier' on rear doublure. The book is housed in a cloth clamshell box with a leather spine label which has the author, title, and illustrator stamped in black. An absolutely stunning binding which has been expertly executed.
Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press [United States]
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