Le crépuscule sur la mer. Illustrations de Maurice Denis By

Available at Sylvan Cole Gallery

  • Date: 1933
  • Type: Prints
  • Edition size: 225
  • Image size: 28.5 x 26 cm
  • Sheet size: 28.5 x 26 cm
  • Signed: Unsigned
  • Condition: Pristine

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Suarès, André. La crépuscule sur la mer. Paris: [the author / chez l'auteur], 1933. FIRST EDITION of Suarès' poetic musings about Brittany, illustrated with 66 WOOD-ENGRAVINGS--many printed in color--BY JACQUES BELTRAND AFTER MAURICE DENIS. From an edition of 225 copies, THIS IS COPY NUMBER ONE, printed for painter and critic Paul Jamot. Elegantly bound in with hinges are TWO UNPUBLISHED AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPTS BY SUARES (totaling 6 pages) ABOUT BRITTANY (along the same lines as the texts printed in the book). 4to. GORGEOUSLY BOUND in full turquoise morocco with crushed goatskin doublures. Original wraps and backstrip bound in. All edges gilt. Matching morocco chemise and slipcase. FINE AND BRIGHT, like new with no defects. A UNIQUE COPY OF ONE OF MAURICE DENIS' BEST ILLUSTRATED BOOKS.