Lot 7: (BARBIER, GEORGE.) Guérin, Maurice de. Poèmes en Prose.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (BARBIER, GEORGE.) Guérin, Maurice de. Poèmes en Prose. 3 plates, cover design, and 27 text illustrations by Barbier, wood-engraved by Pierre Bouchet, and designed by françois-louis schmied. Introduction by Paul Valéry. 4to, original pictorial wrappers after Barbier; publisher''s burgundy cloth chemise and slipcase. Fine condition. Paris: A. Blaizot, 1928
number 101 of 150 copies of the first limited edition. Barbier''s beautiful illustrations of the mythological Centaur and Bacchante. This copy signed with a warm gift inscription by barbier to Violette Gath, on the front blank. Carteret IV, 195; Méhé, II, 309-310; Ritchie 25.