Lot 10209
December Auction Online including Books & Prints | 20 december 2020
[MIGNOT, V. (Victor) (1872-1944)] – [UZANNE, O.] [ed.]. Figures de Paris. Ceux qu’on rencontre et celles qu’on frôle [..].

“A Paris – Pour Les Bibliophiles Indépendants – Chez Le Libraire Henry Floury [..]”, 1901, [4],133,[1 blank],[2] pp. With 20 col. full-p. ills. & num. vignettes after Victor Mignot. Small folio (ca. 32,5 x 25 cm.), early 20th-cent. green half-morocco (orig. dec. wrappers preserved), gilt(-lettered) spine, top edge gilt.

¶ Carteret V, p. 77. Mahé II, 43-44. Printed in 218 copies by “Imprimerie Firmin-Didot et Cie” (Mesnil-sur-l’Estrée). One of 200 Arabic numb. copies (for subscribers only) printed on “vélin de Hollande”. Rare first & only edition edited by the French bibliophile Octave Uzanne (1851-1931) comprising 20 French (literary) texts by i.a. Franc-Nohain (ps. of M.É. Legrand), Alfred Jarry, Gustave Kahn, Tristan Klingsor (ps. of A.J.L. Leclère), Jean Lorrain (ps. of P.A.M. Duval), Edmond Pilon & Octave Uzanne illustrated by the French artist VICTOR MIGNOT (1872-1944). With small bookplate (dep. an unidentified monogram “A.W.” with a lion above) mounted on upper paste-down. ¶ Binding sl. rubbed/ worn, spine discol. Occ. sl. foxed/ browned (partly due to off-setting of the col. illustrations), but nevertheless in a good interior condition.

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€ 600,00

Hamerprijs: € 600