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Génitrix / François Mauriac ; 19 lithographies de Paulette Humbert.

Author/Creator:
Mauriac, François, 1885-1970.
Publication:
Paris : Les Arts et le Livre ..., 1927.
Format/Description:
Book
196, [4] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series:
Collection des prix littéraires ; 8
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Form/Genre:
Fine bindings -- Italy -- Milan -- 20th century.
Binders' tickets (Binding) -- Italy -- Milan -- 20th century.
Signed bindings (Binding) -- Italy -- Milan -- 20th century.
Place of Publication:
France Paris.
Notes:
With a half-title.
Limited edition of 1015 numbered copies.
"Ce livre le huitieme de la collection "Les prix littéraires", a été tiré a 1015 exemplaires sur papier d'annam, dont 15 hors commerce numérotés de 1 a 75 et de 76 a 90; et 925 exemplaires sur papier de Rives, dont 50 hors commerce, numérotés de 91 a 965 et de 966 a 1015, par les soins de Georges Célestin cres, directeur de la firme "Les Arts et le livre". Achevé d'imprimer sur les presses du maitre imprimeur R. Coulouma d'Argenteuil, H. Barthélemy étant directeur, le 15 mars 1927."--colophon on. p. [3] at end.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries in 2008 by Dr. Eugenio Calabi and Giuliana Calabi.
Giuseppe Calabi Collection copy is an unnumbered example of this limited edition printing with "Réserve" supplied in ms. following "Exemplaire sur papier de Rives ....".
Giuseppe Calabi Collection copy half bound in full blue calf with marbled paper over boards and marbled endpapers; yellow ribbon marker; printed on "papier du Rives" with original printed wrappers and spine strip retained; binder's ticket on verso of front free endpaper reads: Legature d'arte E. Ceresa Milano.
Giuseppe Calabi Collection copy is presentation copy to unidentified recipient with inscription reading: A monsieur [name expunged] hommage respectueux de l'editeur [illegible]
Penn Provenance:
Calabi, Eugenio (donor)
Calabi, Giuliana (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1927
Contributor:
Humbert, Paulette.
Ceresa, E., binder
Giuseppe Calabi Collection of French Illustrated Books and Fine Bindings (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
665165528