CERVANTES - [CHIMOT Edouard]: La Gitanella. Georges Guillot, Paris, 1948
Quarto in sheets under printed sleeve flap and double casing (from the publisher), 124pp.; 34x27cm. Title in red on the back of the sleeve.
Inconsequential rubbing and wear from use; small inconsequential dampstains on the casing; softcover with French flaps on thick embossed paper with red title on the front cover; clean and crisp inside, loose leaf.
Gorgeous copy illustrated with 15 compositions engraved in colour by Edouard Chimot (under tissue), Robbe and Leblanc were the engravers of these superb compositions; dropcaps and decorations by Georges Marjollin.
Edition printed in only 375 numbered copies, 138 of which are on cream laid Rives vellum (numbered from 113 to 350, this one is copy No. 198), including the engravings in their final form in colour. Printed for the typography on the presses of Master Printer Joseph Zichieri, and for the etchings in the ateliers of Georges Leblanc and Manuel Robbe, the Lettrines and the ornamentation of the work were made by Georges Marjollin.
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Cervantes / Chimot
- Book Title
- La Gitanella
- Publication year oldest item
- Original language
- Georges Guillot, Paris
- Binding/ Material
- Mix / Multiple
- Limited edition, Numbered edition