Goncourt, Edmond de.
Les frères Zemganno.
Paris: F. Gregoire, 1921.
AN OUTSTANDING COPY OF BROUET'S MOST IMPORTANT BOOK.
Illustrated with 66 original etchings, including 15 full-page and hors-texte. The etchings depict circus life, which Brouet--whose focus was always on marginalized segments of society--proves very adept at handling.
From a total edition of 210 copies, this is one of ONLY 30 COPIES PRINTED ON IMPERIAL JAPANESE PAPER, WITH THE 15 HORS-TEXTE ETCHINGS AND THE PORTRAIT OF GONCOURT IN TWO STATES.
4to. Loose as issued in original wraps. A bit of wear and foxing to wraps, else FINE AND BRIGHT. Housed in the (slightly worn) original quarter morocco and decorated board chemise.