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Le Centaure - La Bacchante. Préface de Charles Maurras. Illustrations de Adolphe Giraldon.
Paris, Plon Nourrit & Cie., 1925. Richly gilt dark green full morocco with subtle inlays of slightly darker green. Original wrappers and backstrip bound in. With a slipcase. Double flyleaves, the first pair in silk with an ornament in triple gilt borders, the second in gold and green cloudy paper. Top gilt. Illustrations cut in wood by Rita Dreyfus after designs by Adolphe Giraldon. The text has been typeset in the Giraldon of Deberny-Peignot, a type designed by Giraldon in 1900. Printed in 331 numbered copies. Slipcase a bit worn, spine just a trifle discolored.* A majestic book: the most important prose poems of De Guérin (1810-1839), one of 30 copies on Imperial Japanese paper with a double suite of all impression elements of the illustrations and vignettes on Japanese paper and on Chine (India paper). Deluxe binding, signed 'Flammarion'.
      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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