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Three volumes from the Romainville Edition of the Works of Charles Paul De Kock

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Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000
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Title: Three volumes from the Romainville Edition of the Works of Charles Paul De Kock Author: De Kock, Charles Paul Place: Boston Publisher: Frederick J. Quinby Date: [1903] Description: 3 volumes including: The Child of My Wife * Andre - The Savoyard. Volume 1 only. * The Damsel of the Three Skirts. (8vo) 9½x6½, full green morocco with floral gilt and morocco onlay designs, tall raised bands on spines, full morocco doublures and endleaves top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Hand illuminated initial letters, head- and tail-pieces throughout. From the Romainville Edition, limited to 25 lettered sets. The Child of My Life illustrated by W.J. Sinnott (2 original pen and ink drawings), C. White (2 original etchings), and Louis Meynelle (2 original pen and ink drawings). The Damsel illustrated in its entirety by Louis Meynelle with 4 pen and ink drawings, an original watercolor, an original etching (in two states), and 4 photogravures from drawings by Meynelle (in two states). Andre (Volume I) illustrated in its entirety by John Sloan with 2 original etchings (each in two states, one state signed), an original etching in color (in two states, one state signed), four original pen and ink drawings in the text, and four photogravures (each in two states) 2 of which are signed. Lot Amendments Condition: Some light wear and fading to bindings; plates fine. Item number: 202017

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 410: Art, Illustrated & Photography Books - Fine Printing - Fine Books in All Fields
Date of the auction: 20 Aug 2009
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