La gravure sur bois en France au XIXe siècle.
Paris: Editions Albert Morancé, 1929.
ONE OF ONLY 55 COPIES WITH AN ORIGINAL WOODCUT BY PAUL GAUGUIN ("Le Sourire", Mongan 69).
First and only edition of this excellent history of woodcuts and wood-engravings in 19th-century France.
XIII, 321 pp.
With exhaustive dictionaries of draftsmen, engravers, and illustrated books.
Hundreds of illustrations, MANY PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL BLOCKS.
This is ONE OF 55 NUMBERED COPIES ON CHINESE PAPER, WITH A SPECIAL SUITE OF TEN ORIGINAL WOODCUTS, INCLUDING A WONDERFUL WOODCUT BY PAUL GAUGUIN IN HIS PUREST POLYNESIAN STYLE. These 10 woodcuts are not in the regular edition.
4to. Beautifully bound in recent full morocco. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. Original wraps and backstrip preserved. FINE AND BRIGHT, IN PERFECT CONDITION.