Pierre Dupont / Charles Baudelaire - ‎Chants et chansons de Pierre Dupont‎ - 1851

Description
Pierre Dupont / Charles Baudelaire - ‎Chants et chansons de Pierre Dupont‎ - 1851
Illustrated, Music - Quantity: 1 - 56 Engravings - Book

Original edition of Baudelaire's preface, and 1st volume published in this collection which was continued by 3 other volumes, until 1854. Baudelaire's enthusiastic preface was one of those early publications. It was printed by Louis Martinet and was the 20th delivery of Chansons de pierre Dupont.

An octavo volume, multiple pagination of text and music, gaps on the title page.

Half bound in period red shagreen. Ornate spine.

1 portrait of Pierre Dupont in frontispiece engraved by Ch. Colin after Jean Gigoux and 56 off-text engravings on steel by Colin, Willmann, Carey, Rebel, Monnin and Léger after Tony Johannot, Andrieux, C. Nanteuil, Nadar, Maurice Sand, etc.

Sound binding. Fresh interior, moisture stains in the extreme margins of certain sheets and planks, without harming the text or engraving. In good condition.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Music
Author/ Illustrator
Pierre Dupont / Charles Baudelaire
Book Title
‎Chants et chansons de Pierre Dupont‎
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1851
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
[Paris, chez l'éditeur]
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Extras
56 Engravings
Dimensions
19.5×13 cm
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