Beautiful “art edition” of this collection by Francis Jammes illustrated with lovely original woodcuts by the painter and engraver from Bordeaux, Jean-Baptiste Vettiner (1871-1935).
Copy perfectly bound in its full binding by René Kieffer in full green leather, beautiful blind-stamped plaques on the boards, spine with wide raised bands adorned in the centre of the title with the author in gilded stamping, in the compartments with decorations of vine leaves and fruits, gilt topstain.
One of the 500 numbered copies on tinted vellum (No. 170).
Very good condition, tight and decorative binding. The spine is slightly sunned, some light scratches on the back cover. Impeccable interior. Covers and spine retained.
Handwritten ex-dono on the endpaper at the beginning.
Author: Francis Jammes, [Illustrations by Vettiner / Binding by Kieffer]
Title: Les Géorgiques Chrétiennes. Bois originaux gravés par J.B. Vettiner.
EDITION: Paris : René Kieffer, 1920. 26.5x18.5 cm, 224 p Complete.
- Number of Books
- Art, Illustrated, Literature
- Author/ Illustrator
- Francis Jammes
- Book Title
- Les Géorgiques Chrétiennes. Bois originaux gravés par J.B. Vettiner [Reliure de Kieffer]
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 26.5×18.5 cm