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.

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