HISTOIRE D'UN GRAND COQUIN NOMME DON PABLO. Tradiuit de l'espagnol par Retif de la Bretonne et d'Hermilly. Binding By Bayard of Lyon. Hemard, F. De Quevedo.

HISTOIRE D'UN GRAND COQUIN NOMME DON PABLO. Tradiuit de l'espagnol par Retif de la Bretonne et d'Hermilly. Binding By Bayard of Lyon.

Paris: La Tradition, 1942.

Joseph Hemard. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Illustrator. [Hemard] Quevedo, F. de. HISTOIRE D'UN GRAND COQUIN NOMME DON PABLO. Tradiuit de l'espagnol par Retif de la Bretonne et d'Hermilly. Avec les eaux-forte de Joseph Hemard. Paris: La Tradition, 1942. With 2 original Hemard pen & ink illustrations bound in [one in colour & one in black & white]. One of 645 numbered copies on Vélin de Lana with 24 colour illustrations in the text & an extra suite of black & white illustrations & a suite of colour illustrations bound in as are the original covers. While the book itself is not uncommon, this example is unique & includes one of the original copper printing plates neatly housed in the most elegant leather folder that protect the binding; the whole housed in a marvellous complementary blue marbled paper covered slipcase. The binding by Bayard of Lyon is exquisite; brilliant blue calf for all the elements; the extraordinary Bayard deco design is stamped in gilt in the best spirit & tradition of the best modern bindings of the period; luxurious silk endpapers.{Paul Bonet would be proud]. A very beautiful example in fine condition - the slipcase with minor rubs, content clean & blemish free. $17500.

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