Oeuvre de Jehan Foucquet. Heures de Maistre Estienne Chevalier. Texte restitué par M. L'Abbé Delaunay.

Paris: Curmer, 1866-7.

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

No. 292 of 550 copies printed. Chromolithographic portrait of Pius IX, engraved figure by Fossey, 58 miniatures in gold and colors chromolithographed by Lemercier, illustrations. Text variegated in colored and gilt borders. 2 vols. 4to. Full crushed red morocco by Curmer, green silk endpapers, a.e.g. Fine. Ray, French 266; Carteret III, 244-245. Provenance: William Long; Randeria bookplate.

Item #323391

A superb set reproducing the miniatures of the fifteenth century artist Foucquet, with a biography, descriptive commentary, and extensive appendix. Among the most sumptuous of Curmer's productions and described by Ray as an example of chromolithography at its best.