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MARQUET, Albert (1875-1947) – DE BROSSES, Charles (1709-1777). Séjour à Venise, Quatre lettres familières du président de Brosses. Paris: Textes Prétextes, [1947].

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MARQUET, Albert (1875-1947) – DE BROSSES, Charles (1709-1777). Séjour à Venise, Quatre lettres familières du président de Brosses. Paris: Textes Prétextes, [1947]. Limited edition; illustrated by the fauvist artist Albert Marquet and in a mosaic binding by Martin. This selection of de Brosses’s letters posthumously published letters from Venice—beloved by novelists Pushkin and Stendhal—was published in an edition of 240 with etchings after Marquet. This is copy no. 100. Quarto (277 x 225mm). Full-page color etching of the Venice lagoon, 4 color etched chapter headings, 26 black-and-white etchings within the text, all by Marquet; with ad leaflet bound in. Mosaic dark blue morocco with panels of blue and green felt with yellow, red, brown, and blue morocco by J. P. Martin, dated 1960; with binder’s chemise and slipcase.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana
Date of the auction: 12 Jun 2019
Address: Christie's
New York