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L'Abbé Constantin

Title
L'Abbé Constantin / Illustré par Madame Madeleine Lemaire.
Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908.
Publication
Paris : Boussod, Valadon et Cie., 1887.

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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. French 1887+Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Additional Authors
Lemaire, Madeleine, Mme.,
Description
136 p., 1 l., 18 pl., 1 port. 124 extra pl. illus.; 4̕.
Subject
Note
  • no. 36 of fifty copies on Japan paper.
  • Illustrations: frontspiece portrait of the author; 18 plates, 9 head-, and 9 tail-pieces, with 36 plate proofs of the same printed "en camaïeu" on cream satin, 36 printed "en camaïeu" on Whatman paper, and 36 printed in bistre on Japan paper; 16 photographs from a dramatization of the story, and on the half-title, an original aquarelle by Madame Lemaire. In all, 162 illustrations.
  • Binding, by Champs, of grayish-blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within two frames of three- and two-line fillets respectively, enclosing a border of wild poppies with petals inlaid in red. Springing from the base of the inner frame, two conventionalized spears of wheat. In the center, the monogram A. W. [Comte Alfred Werlé] partly inlaid in red. Doublé with old rose silk tapestry figured with leaves and flowers in delicate hues of many colors; the whole surrounded by frames of fillets and dentelle borders. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid with units from the design on the sides. With marbled end papers and rough edges; gilt top. Original covers bound in. Inserted in slip case.
  • Bookplate of Comte Alfred Werlé.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. French 1887+
Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908.
Title
L'Abbé Constantin / Illustré par Madame Madeleine Lemaire.
Imprint
Paris : Boussod, Valadon et Cie., 1887.
Added Author
Lemaire, Madeleine, Mme., ill.
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. French 1887+
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