- Paris: A. Quantin, 1880-1883.
- small 4to.
- original paper wrappers.
Price: $300.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 43292
The first three years of this deluxe periodical for bibliophiles first published by A. Quantin in 1880, and later by Quantin with Octave Uzanne from 1881 to 1889. (Ulrich & Kup p.124). A spectacular journal letterpress printed with many original prints bound-in. Artists include Jules Adeline author of LES ARTS DE REPRODUCTION VULGARISES (1894) as well as others. Some plates are reproduced in color. Filled with illustrations of books, book illustrations, and bindings, portraits and other subjects. Many articles are devoted to the history of printing as well as to contemporary book production. Present are Volumes 1-3 (1881-1883). 1883 only lacks August issue. Many wrappers detached or partially chipped, some partially missing, most spines chipped or split, all pages however, are in nice condition.