MAGRE (Maurice). The ascent to the underworld.... - Lot 113 - Le Floc'h

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MAGRE (Maurice). The ascent to the underworld.... - Lot 113 - Le Floc'h
MAGRE (Maurice). The ascent to the underworld. Poetry. Paris, Le Livre du Bibliophile - L'Edition, 1920. In-4, edition illustrated with twelve etchings in colors by Edouard CHIMOT. Printed at 590 copies, this one n°194, one of 500 copies on arches laid paper, containing a state of the etchings. Spectacular symbolist binding in embossed and cold chased leather, featuring on the first plate a naked reclining woman surrounded by devil's heads, in a frame of imps overhung by a skull and ending with an erotic composition supported by two bat wings, spine decorated with a mascaron figure, second plate decorated with a portrait in a frame of stylized bodies, in a filled folder and in a slipcase, covers and spine preserved, prospectus bound at the end of the volume. Signed Louis DEZE on the second plate, painter, bookbinder and bibliographer specialized in the realization of embossed leather bindings. (slight restoration in the margin of page 13, cracked spine, spine and headbands, slight crack in the spine)
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