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Contes cruels / Villiers de L'Isle-Adam ; illustrés de vingt eaux-fortes de Vigoureux.

Author/Creator:
Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Auguste, comte de, 1838-1889.
Publication:
Paris : René. Kieffer, relieur, éditeur ... [1925]
Format/Description:
Book
[6], 333, [5] p., ill. ; 26 cm.
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Form/Genre:
Fine bindings -- 20th century.
Place of Publication:
France Paris.
Notes:
Imprint from colophon.
Half-title.
Limited edition of 500 numbered copies.
"Le tirage de cette édition des "Contes cruels" est de cinq cents exemplaires, dont 25 sur vergé d'Arches contenant 3 états des eaux fortes; et 450 sur vélin de cuve contenant 1 état des eaux-fortes."--P. [3] at front.
"Cette édition des Contes cruels a été achevé d'imprimer le 3 mars 1925 par Ducros et Colas a Paris, les eaux-fortes ont été tirées par Nourisson"--Colophon.
Title in red and black.
With 20 leaves of engraved plates by Vigoureux (in single state) included in pagination.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries in 2008 by Dr. Eugenio Calabi and Giuliana Calabi.
Giuseppe Calabi Collection copy is no. 242 of 500.
Giuseppe Calabi Collection has bookplate: G. Calabi 310.
Giuseppe Calabi Collection copy bound in full red morocco with single gilt fillet border and triple gilt fillet central frame on upper cover with same design in blind on lower cover; top edge gilt; marbled end papers; printed on "vélin de cuve" with original printed wrappers and spine strip retained.
Penn Provenance:
Calabi, Eugenio (donor)
Calabi, Giuliana (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1925
Cited in:
Mahé, Raymond. Bibliographie des livres de luxe de 1900 à 1928, III, col. 679
Contributor:
Vigoureux, Paul Maurice.
Giuseppe Calabi Collection of French Illustrated Books and Fine Bindings (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
38652301