Auction 408 / Lot n° 2315

CAIN, Georges (1856-1919) - Croquis du Vieux Paris. Illustrations de Tony Beltrand. Préface de Victorien Sardou. Paris: Louis Conard, 1905. Presentation copy inscribed by the author in the year of publication and with 2 letters tipped in and a print with some hand finishing dated 1906. One of 125 copies, this one n.120 on papier velin tinte made for this publication by Blanchet and Kleber. 8vo (242 x 163mm). Print inserted at beginning finished by hand and dated 1906. Brown morocco by R.D. Canape: front cover with title in blue and a view of Paris and Notre Dame, rear pane with a windmill on pink morocco, gilt spine and edges, matching slipcase, preserving original wrappers. Provenance: Georges Cain (autograph letters and presentation inscription in the year of publication to:) - Charles Verand Dechamps (book plate).

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 600 - 900