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Renée Mauperin
Paris: Charpentier et Cie, 1884. One of 25 copies numbered 21-50, this being no. 39 (total edition 550 copies) with the plates in two states: before numbers signed in pencil, and after numbers with the artist's red paraph. Édition ornée de dix compositions à l'eau-forte. Illustrated with 10 etched plates by James Tissot. 1 vols. 12mo. Three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g. Very slight sunning to edges, one small dampstain to blank corner of frontispiece; overall, a fine copy. One of 25, with 10 Signed Plates by Tissot James-Jacques Tissot's "reputation as a painter is reflected in the enhanced standing of his etchings. He is remembered as an illustrator chiefly by his designs for this novel of French society which the Goncourts had written in 1864. His interest derived from the parallel which he discerned between the slow decline of its heroine and that of Kathleen Newton, the woman with whom he lived ..." (Ray).
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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