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La nuit et le moment, ou, Les matines de Cythère / par Claude-Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon ; embilli d'illustrations par Edmond Malassis.

Author/Creator:
Crébillon, Claude-Prosper Jolyot de, 1707-1777.
Publication:
Paris : Editions "Art et Pensée"..., MCMXXIV [1924]
Format/Description:
Book
[4], 89, [3] p., [6] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
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Other Title:
Nuit et le moment
Matines de Cythère
Form/Genre:
Signed bindings (Binding) -- Italy -- Rome -- 20th century.
Fine bindings -- Italy -- Rome -- 20th century.
Place of Publication:
France Paris.
Notes:
Limited edition of 250 numbered copies.
With a half title.
"La présente édition a été tirée a deux cent cinquante exemplaires tous numérotés dont quarante sur japon impérial (De. 1 à 40) et deux cent dix sur vélin d'Arches a la forme (De 41 a 250)"--Verso of half title leaf.
"Achevé d'imprimer sur les presses des imprimeries Gallia, ... pour les éditions Art et pensée, le 10 décembre 1924."--Colophon on p. [3] at end.
Each plate accompanied by guardsheet with letterpress.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries in 2008 by Dr. Eugenio Calabi and Giuliana Calabi.
Giuseppe Calabi Collection copy is no. 213 of 225
Giuseppe Calabi Collection copy bound in full blue morocco with framed outer and interior panels surrounded by double fillet borders and ornamental tooling; marbled endpapers; top edge gilt; binder's stamp "Del Vico" [i.e. Arnaldo Del Vico] above bookplate on verso of front free endpaper; printed on "vélin d'Arches" with original printed wrappers and spine strip retained.
Giuseppe Calabi Collection copy has bookplate: G. Calabi 271.
Penn Provenance:
Calabi, Eugenio (donor)
Calabi, Giuliana (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1924
Cited in:
Mahé, Raymond. Bibliographie des livres de luxe de 1900 à 1928, I, col. 608
Contributor:
Malassis, Edmond, 1885-1940.
Del Vico, Arnaldo, binder
Giuseppe Calabi Collection of French Illustrated Books and Fine Bindings (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
54152605