Jean-Louis Boussingault / D'après Paris Presented by Sylvan Cole Gallery

Jean-Louis BOUSSINGAULT - D'après Paris

Presented by Sylvan Cole Gallery

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  • Year
    1931
  • Technical
    Illustrated book
  • Image size
    46,0 x 36,0 cm / 18.1 x 14.2 in
  • Paper size
    46,0 x 36,0 cm / 18.1 x 14.2 in
  • Edition
    180
  • Price
    750 euros (€)
  • Reference
    Skira 35
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    632
  • Condition
Jean-Louis BOUSSINGAULT - D'après Paris

Fargue, Léon-Paul.
D'après Paris.
Paris: Les Amis de l'Amour de l'Art / Librairie de France, 1931.

Boussingault's masterpiece.

Fargue's text, illustrated with 16 beautiful original lithographs by Boussingault, 15 of which are full-page and hors-texte.

This book constitutes one of the great graphic documents on Paris and Parisian life of the era.

Edition limited to 180 numbered copies beautifully printed on fine Arches wove paper, of which this is ONE OF ONLY 50 COPIES PRINTED FOR MEMBERS OF "LES AMIS DE L'AMOUR DE L'ART".

From the collection of Luis de Caralt, the Barcelona publisher who was Spain's greatest collector of modern illustrated books (with his bookplate).

Large folio (46 x 36 cm). Original wraps. Uncut, bright, and fine. In the original board chemise, which is slightly worn.

A gorgeous book.

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