Vingt-Deux Artistes du Livre (1948) [WITH] Vingt Artistes du Livre (1950). 2 Volumes (Complete)
by Mornand, Pierre; J.-R. Thomé (Text by); Raymond Cogniat (Introduction by); Édouard Goerg; Alexandre Alexeieff (Covers illustrated by)
Paris: Le Courrier Graphique - Albert Cymboliste, Éditeur, 1950. Limited First edition. Hardcover. f to vg. 1/1800. Large quarto (11 1/2 x 9"). Contemporary 3/4 green morocco over decorative paper covered boards, with gold lettering to spines. Decorative endpapers. Original wrappers bound in for each volume. This splendid collection introduces the reader to stunning book illustrations produced by forty two celebrated artists:+ Vingt-Deux Artistes du Livre (1948): 305, pp. Original wrappers illustrated by Alexandre Alexeieff. Title page in red and black lettering. The work of the following twenty-two painters are featured:- Alexandre Alexeieff; Gus Bofa; Pierre Bonnard; Jean-Louis Boussingault; Antonio Clavé; André Collot; Jean-Gabriel d'Aragnès; Hermine David; Albert Decaris; André Derain; Raoul Dufy; Demetrios Galanis; Louise Hervieu; Jean Hugo; Chas Laborde; Jean-Émile Laboureur; Edy-Legrand; Aristide Maillol; Luc-Albert Moreau; Stefan Mrozewski; Picart le Doux; and Dunoyer de Segonzac.One of 1800 copies, of which this is No. 91. + Vingt Artistes du Livre (1950): 307, pp. Original wrappers illustrated by Édouard Goerg. The work of the following twenty artists are featured:- Christian Bérard; Marc Chagall; Gérard Cochet; Maurice Denis; Pierre Falké; Jean Frélaut; Édouard Goerg; Paulette Humbert; André Jacquemin; Paul Jouve; Marie Laurencin; Berthold Mahn; André Marchand; André Masson; Henri Matisse; Pablo Picasso; Georges Rouault; Pierre-Yves Trémois; Van Dongen; and André Villeboeuf.One of 1800 copies, of which this is No. 552.Bindings rubbed along edges, with some abrasion to leather. Previous owner's Ex-Libris on inside of each front board. Text in French. Bindings in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition.
(Inventory #: 41198)
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