ONE OF 16
Constantin Guys. L'Historien du Second Empire. Gravures sur bois de Tony et Jacques BELTRAND d'après les aquarelles et dessins de l'artiste.
Paris: Publie Par Les Soins de Paul Gallimard, 1904.
First edition, extra-illustrated "sur Japon" issue, limited to 16 numbered copies (with extra plates), this is copy 21, of 7-22 copies. Text in French. Extra-illustrated issue, bound with additional plates on Japon Vellum; numbered in publisher's ink holograph, on the colophon leaf (as issued). [xiv,] 191pp. Large 4to. ONE OF 16. Binding has light even fading on spine, with wear at crown of spine and corners of extremities of covers, else a very good copy, with the plates and text very fresh and clean Item #338304
Constantin Guys (1802-1892) was a Dutch-born, French artist and illustrator. OCLC locates 26 worldwide holdings (of the various limited issues) [including: Yale, Arizona State, Californa(Los Angeles), Northwestern, Harvard, Museum of Fine Arts, Michigan State, NYPL, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Victoria & Albert Musem et al].
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