Lot 10206
December Auction Online including Books & Prints | 20 december 2020
[DONGEN, KEES VAN (1877-1968)] – CASANOVA DE SEINGALT, [J.]. Premières Amours. Fragment des Mémoires [..]. [Preface by G. Albert-Roulhac].

Paris & Nice, “Aux dépens des Éditions de la Vieille France”, [1950], 250,[1] pp. With 16 ORIGINAL ENGRAVINGS (incl. frontispiece) by KEES VAN DONGEN. Small 8vo (ca. 16 x 9,5 cm.), orig. brown morocco (both covers with cat’s paw pattern), gilt spine with morocco letterpiece, all edges speckled blue.

¶ Collection “Les Petits Maîtres Érotiques”. Printed in ca. 964 copies. One of 900 Arabic numb. copies printed on “Vergé du Marais”. First & only edition comprising French (erotic) texts by Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (1725-1798) illustrated with 16 ORIGINAL ENGRAVINGS (“Gravures sur cuivre originales”) by the Dutch artist KEES VAN DONGEN (1877-1968). ¶ Binding sl. rubbed/ worn along extremities. Occ. sl. foxed/ browned, but else in good condition.

€ 400,00
€ 600,00

Startbod: € 400