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Gillet, Henri (Vignettes by); G. Umbdenstock (Preface by
Vignettes Décoratives dans le goût du jour
Albert Moranc&eacute, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto (9 1/4 x 7 1/2"). [8]pp (Text), 30 loose leaves (Plates), as issued. Original half grey cloth over paper covered portfolio, with gold lettering to spine, and red and green lettering to front cover. String tie. Title in red and black lettering. Decorative tailpiece. Splendid collection of 30 pochoir plates containing no less than 236 mostly decorative floral motifs in both the Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. Two plates have a motif involving two cocks and one bat, and two others have fruits interwined with plants and flowers. As stated in the title page, each of the 30 plates has been hand-colored by Henri Gillet himself. Minor closed tears and fraying at head and tail of spine. Covers rubbed, darkened, and partly waterstained. Slight age-toning along paper margin. Text in French. Portfolio in overall fair, interior in good+ to very good, plates in very good condition. f to vg. [Attributes: First Edition]
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