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La LŽgende du Violin de Fai‘nce
Paris: Librarie L. Conquet, 1895. 8vo, (10), [1-7], 8-46, (6) pp. With 8 engravings by the author, an extra suite bound into the relevant areas of the text. A unique cream-colored satin binding embroidered with colored silks and silk ribbons in the design of flowers. Gilt borders on covers. Backstrip with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt, otherwise untrimmed. A bit worn at the extremities but overall quite handsome. From the library of Robert Hoe, his plate on the front pastedown. Housed in a folding cloth box. Very good. From a total edition of 500 copies this being number 68 of 150 printed on Japon Imperial paper. While copies of books from the Robert Hoe Library are relatively common, books made specially for him, and signed as such, are decidedly rare. This copy is marked on the limitation page as ÒExemplaire offert / a Monsieur Robert Hoe / L Conquet.Ó Hoe Sale, November 11, 1912, lot 5. & &
      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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