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Emile Verhaeren / Henri Cassiers - Les Flamandes - 1927

Emile Verhaeren / Henri Cassiers - Les Flamandes - 1927

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Emile Verhaeren / Henri Cassiers - Les Flamandes - 1927
Illustrated, Poetry, Belgium, Flanders - Quantity: 1 - Book

Beautiful illustrated edition, adorned with 26 compositions by Henri Cassiers superbly enhanced in watercolor, including 1 in frontispiece and 3 in bands. Collection of poems evoking Flanders by the Belgian "national poet" Émile Verhaeren.

Edition limited to 1076 copies, one of 1000 copies (numbered from No. 77 to 1076) on Pure Esparto Vellum Paper (No. 1059), containing a state of 26 watercolors in and out of text in color by Henri Cassiers. Second book of the collection "Literary Glories"

While Camille Lemonnier published ''Le Mort'' and ''Un Male'', in 1883 the Belgian poet Émile Verhaeren (1855-1916) published his first verses in this collection ''Les Flamandes'', naturalist poems, followed by ''The Edges of the Road'' and ''Unpublished Poems''. He describes the peasants, paints the countryside and celebrates the art of Flanders.

Paperback volume, illustrated folded cover. - In very good condition, uncut.

Emile Verhaeren / Henri Cassiers

The Flemings

Brussels, Au Editions du Nord, 1927

in-8, 21 x 15 cm; 164 p. 6 f. (last blank)

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Belgium, Flanders, Illustrated, Poetry
Author/ Illustrator
Emile Verhaeren / Henri Cassiers
Book Title
Les Flamandes
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1927
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
164
Dimensions
21×15 cm
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