'Les oraisons amoureuses de Jeanne-Aurélie Grivolin' illustrated by Paul-Émile Bécat WITH 16 ORIGINAL DRYPOINT ETCHINGS WITH AN ADDITIONAL SUITE OF THE ETCHINGS WITH REMARQUES. Printed on Rives contenant.
This is the full limited edition volume in cream covers and cream hard presentation case, published in 1957 and numbered 157 out of the full edition of 650.
There are 16 illustrations en noir, which are all original drypoint etchings and there is an additional suite of the 16 drypoints with remarques - (a remarque is a small additional complementary image that is usually at the bottom of the page). The drypoints include one 'planche inédite'. All the drypoints are on their own separate and unattached sheets.
The printing of the drypoints was by Raymond Jacquet and Manuel Robe.
Very good condition.
These very beautiful drypoints show Becat in magnificent form. The whole book is an absolute thing of beauty.
£420 (For euros and US dollars please refer to current exchange rates)
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