La comtesse Irma By

Available at Sylvan Cole Gallery

  • Date: 1905
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium:
  • Edition size: UNIQUE COPY, aside from regular edition of 350 copies
  • Sheet size: 23.6 x 15.5
  • Condition: pristine
  • Signature: signed
  • Price: Price on Application
  • Description

Daudet, Alphonse. La comtesse Irma. Paris: Collection de l'Académie des Goncourt / Romagnol, 1905. A short story by Daudet profusely illustrated with original etchings printed in color by Pierre Vidal. Edition limited to 350 copies printed on fine wove paper. A UNIQUE COPY, WHICH BELONGED TO ROMAGNOL, THE PUBLISHER. Includes, in addition to the book itself: a prospectus for the publications of the "Collection de l'Academie des Goncourt", with original etchings by Charles Jouas (2), Pierre Vidal, and Louis Morin (2); AN INITIALED VISITING CARD FROM DAUDET WITH A SHORT AUTOGRAPH NOTE TO ROMAGNOL; two signed autograph letters from the illustrator to the publisher, discussing artistic and financial matters concerning the illustrations; two complete sets of page proofs for the book, without illustrations; and TWO COMPLETE SUITES OF THE ETCHINGS WITH REMARQUES PRINTED HORS TEXTE, one colored, one uncolored. 8vo. Housed in a cloth slipcase custom made for Romagnol. Excellent condition.