Paris: Les Editions G. Cres & Cie, 1926. Hardcover. Full leather deep purple/dark brown binding with raised bands and very bright gilt titling. In excellent condition. Endpapers are turquoise tissue with white flowers, interior clean, contains many photographs and diagrams. Timeline in rear. Text in French. Index+appendices, 289+ pp. French art. FRE/3173. Fine.
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Paris: Les Editions G. Cres & Cie, 1926. Hardcover. Full leather deep purple/dark brown binding with raised bands and very bright gilt titling. In excellent condition. Endpapers are turquoise tissue with white flowers, interior clean, contains many photographs and diagrams. Timeline in rear. Text in French. Index+appendices, 513+ pp. French art. FRE/3173. Fine.
Bruxelles: Editions "La Boetie" Paperback. Number 635 of 1500 copies. Photographic frontispiece portrait of Paul Delvaux. Includes 28 black and white reproductions of Delvaux's paintings. Very good in stiff cream paper wrappers with black and red title on spine and front cover. Light browning to edges of covers and edges of some pages, else very clean. Pages are unopened. Original glassine is present but chipped and browned. 38 pages plus 28 plates. FRE/121912. Very Good.
Paris: Edition des Musees Nationaux, 1937. Hardcover. Includes descriptions and full page black and white photographic reproductions of nearly 400 pieces of art. Very good in maroon cloth boards with gilt titles to spines. Minor dampstain causing lifting of some color to rear board of volume one and front board of volume two. Rubbing and a few dark spots to spines. Interiors remain clean and bright with no evidence of dampstaining. Browning to endsheets. A large, heavy set which may require an extra shipping fee. 509 pages in volume I; 507 pages in volume II. ART/091015. Very Good.
Libreville, Gabon: Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer, 1969. Paperback. A scarce catalog in French on the history and culture of Gabon as seen through its artifacts, including tools, jewelry, basketry,masks, and musical instruments. There are many black & white photographs of objects accompanied by their descriptions. In original black paper wraps with pictorial cover with title to spine and front. Some wear along spine and cover edges but very good.condition as is interior with crease to half title and offsetting from cover flaps. A fascinating monograph on Gabon's art and traditions. AFRICA/102412. Very Good in Wraps.
Paris: Nouvelles Editions Francaises, 1948. Paperback. Features the following Impressionist artists: Edouard Manet, Berthe Morisot, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Auguste Renoir, and Paul Cezanne. Includes 52 full color tipped-in reproductions of paintings by the above artists. Very good in grey paper wrappers with color illustration to front cover and gilt title to both spine and front cover. Dampstain to spine panel, minor wear and chipping to foot of spine, and minor rubbing to gilt on front cover. Housed in a grey paper covered slipcase with heavy wear to edges including splits along the joints. There are also several small stains and markings to the panels of the case. An attractive book despite the noted wear. Text in FRENCH. 68 pages. ART/061617. Very Good.