Gestes et Dires du Bon Roi René. by LECLERC, Marc,…

Gestes et Dires du Bon Roi René. by LECLERC, Marc, binder. CARANTEC, Guillaume. < >
With remarkable special stencil-patterned endpapers

~ Gestes et Dires du Bon Roi René.

Paris George Crès & Cie 1914

Etched frontispiece by Charles Jouas, woodcuts throughout by R.-N Raimbault d’Hauterive. Pp. 262 plus errata leaf. 8vo., in a signed binding by Marc Leclerc with his monogram at the foot of the spine, full parchment covered boards hand painted by the binder on both sides and the spine with thistles, cowslips, olives and vine leaves, spine in compartments with raised bands and three panels with black lettering on a blue background and the others with a thistle, a cowslip, an olive and a vine leaf, special patterned endleaves of blue with stencilled vine leaves and grapes in darker blue and brown by the binder, green silk marker.Some marking but generally a very handsome volume.

The binder has inscribed the verso of of the front endleaf “Reliure et Papiers de Garde spécialement composée et executée pour a volume par Marc Leclerc”.

Stock ref: 10956
Keywords: Book, Fine Bookbinding
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