1887 · Paris
Damase Jouaust’s “Librairie des Bibliophiles series, inaugurated in 1869, featured new editions of Classic French texts with etchings reproducing illustrations by François Boucher and other eighteenth-century artists; this collection set the standard for refined limited editions until Jouaust’s 1891 retirement.” (23-34).
Silverman, Willa Z. The New Bibliopolis. French book collectors and the culture of print 1880-1914. (2013). Provenance: Robert Hoe, with his bookplate. (Inventory #: 1269)