Francis Jammes - Les Géorgiques Chrétiennes. Bois originaux gravés par J.B. Vettiner [Reliure de Kieffer] - 1920

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Francis Jammes - Les Géorgiques Chrétiennes. Bois originaux gravés par J.B. Vettiner [Reliure de Kieffer] - 1920
Art, Illustrated, Literature - Quantity: 1 - Book

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.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art, Illustrated, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Francis Jammes
Book Title
Les Géorgiques Chrétiennes. Bois originaux gravés par J.B. Vettiner [Reliure de Kieffer]
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1920
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
224
Dimensions
26.5×18.5 cm
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