Auction 423 / Lot n° 585

HALEVY, Ludovic (1834-1908) - [Petrus RUBAN (1851-1929, legatore)] - Karikari. Paris: Calmann Lévy Éditeur, 1892. First edition of the last work - Karikari- by Halévy, published with other previous works by the same author, illustrated by fine watercolours. Copy n. 33 from an edition of 75 on Hollande paper. In good condition. 12mo (190 x ca. 160mm). Seven short novels (on laid paper with irregular size) illustrated by 6 watercolours and 6 china drawings by Eugène Terier (?), one dated "'96" (light browning on the margins). Half-calf binding with marbled panels realized by P.[etrus] Ruban 1904 (stamp on the first flyleaf) preserving the original orange wrappers printed in black, in cardboard box (lightly rubbed). Provenance: manuscript letter by Eugène Terier decorated by a nice china drawing and addressed to a friend.

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate € 300 - 500

Sold € 250