BIBLIOTHEQUE GABRIEL THOMAS, BEAUX LIVRES ANCIENS AUX ARMES, EDITIONS ORIGINALES ROMANTIQUES ET MODERNES, LIVRES ILLUSTRES, [ET] DESSINS ORIGINAUX.

BIBLIOTHEQUE GABRIEL THOMAS, BEAUX LIVRES ANCIENS AUX ARMES, EDITIONS ORIGINALES ROMANTIQUES ET MODERNES, LIVRES ILLUSTRES, [ET] DESSINS ORIGINAUX.

(Bookbinding).
  • Paris: n.p., 1936.
  • small 4to.
  • sewn, stiff paper wrappers, protector.
  • 178, (4) pages, with 18 additional pages and 5 additional leaves of plates.

Price: $50.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 52274

Auction catalogue for the sale of 511 lots from the library of Gabriel Thomas on March 26-28, 1936 (Blogie 334). Offered were books of the 16th to 18th centuries, often in fine bindings, drawings and watercolors by Maurice Denis (1870-1943), first editions, illustrated books, and autographs and manuscripts, including the autograph manuscript of Jocelyn by Lamartine (1790-1869). Descriptions of items may include brief excerpts or facsimiles. The plates contain mostly illustrations of bindings or tipped-in reproductions of Denis watercolors. Two newspaper accounts of the sale, one with a list of prices, are loosely inserted. Backing is worn and splitting at head and tail. Binding almost separated between pages 32 and 33.