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L'Enfer Počme du Dante Dessins d'Auguste Rodin
Paris: Cercle Lyonnais du Livre, 1955. Copy IL of 50 examples in roman numerals I-L. (Entire edition 182: 2 on Chine; 50 in Roman Numerals, as this; 130 for the Sociétaires. There were also 60 suites of plates printed). Quarto. Original wrappers, vellum back sleeve with title embossed in gold. Slipcase, (Wrappers show some discolation). Loose sheets as issued, with 54 unpublished designs executed by Rodin in 1880 for his sculpture La Porte de l'enfer that is at musée Auguste Rodin de Paris. Translation of the text by Dante from the 1785 edition by Antoine Rivarol. Wood engraved by Paul Baudier, with 14 in color including the cover and frontis plus 12 in text, with 40 in text in two colored. Advertisement for the edition laid in with names of the members of the Cercle Lyonnais du Livre.
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