Hector Giacomelli, ‘Histoire d'un merle blanc. Compositions de Hector Giacomelli gravées à l'eau-forte par L. Buisson.’, 1904, Sylvan Cole Gallery

Musset, Alfred de.
Histoire d'un merle blanc. Compositions de Hector Giacomelli gravées à l'eau-forte par L. Buisson.
Louis Conquet / Léopold Carteret et Cie, Successeurs, Paris, 1904.

A charming edition, ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT WITH ORIGINAL ETCHINGS BY BUISSON AFTER GIACOMELLI.

70 pp. Every page with an elaborate etched border. Four full-page etchings and eight etched vignettes, plus an additional etching on the front wrapper.

EDITION LIMITED TO 200 NUMBERED COPIES PRINTED ON FINE MARAIS WOVE PAPER.

A classic example of the "livre de 1880" championed by traditional bibliophiles.

4to. BEAUTIFULLY BOUND in half burgundy morocco and marbled boards. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Original wraps bound in. All tissue-guards present, and thus no offsetting.

FINE AND BRIGHT, WITH NO DEFECTS. PERFECT CONDITION, BOTH INSIDE AND OUT.

Publisher: Louis Conquet / Léopold Carteret et Cie, Successeurs

About Hector Giacomelli

French, 1822-1904, Paris, France