Auguste Baud-Bovy, ‘Vingt oeuvres du peintre Baud-Bovy (1848-1899)’, 1901, Sylvan Cole Gallery
Auguste Baud-Bovy, ‘Vingt oeuvres du peintre Baud-Bovy (1848-1899)’, 1901, Sylvan Cole Gallery

Vingt oeuvres du peintre Baud-Bovy (1848-1899).
Genève: Cercle des Arts & des Lettres, 1901.

A stunning suite of TWENTY LARGE FOLIO WOOD ENGRAVINGS by Maurice Baud after paintings executed by Auguste Baud-Bovy between 1886 and 1898, depicting 19th-century Alpine life and landscapes in all of their picturesque austerity.

28 pages plus 20 full-page hors-texte wood-engravings. Complete with detailed letterpress descriptions.

Edition limited to 171 copies, of which this is number 41, one of 150 on fine wove paper, printed for M.C. François and SIGNED BY BAUD.

Absolutely complete, with ALL PRINTED TISSUE-GUARDS PRESENT.

Large folio (51.9 x 39.7 cm). Loose as issued in publisher's attractive cloth portfolio. Half-title spotted, last leaf (wood engraving no. 20) with some small marginal tears, else FINE AND BRIGHT.

A rare and important collection of Alpine prints.

Signature: Signed by Baud

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