Very beautiful edition of Carmen by Mérimée, illustrated with lovely etchings in colour by Gaston Vuillier.
Exceptional copy belonging to the publisher, Fernand Ferroud:
One of the 20 from the deluxe edition on Imperial Japan, containing 3 states and an original watercolour.
-Quite complete with the splendid signed original complete, on rigid Japan paper, in mixed media: pencil and watercolours.
-Contains 4 2-3 page letters hand-signed by the artist, Gaston Vuillier, addressed to the publisher, Ferroud, concerning the illustration and elaboration of this book, dated 1/03; 06/06; 27/07; 21/08 of 1911.
-2 2 to 3 page letters hand-signed by the engraver Eugene Décisy addressed to the publisher, Ferroud, dated 28/08 and 12/11 of 1911.
- A beautiful portrait of Mérimée etched on China by Lalauze is included.
Author: Mérimée (Prosper).
Title: Carmen. Compositions by Gaston Vuillier etched by Eugene Decisy.
Location: Publisher, Date: Paris, Librairie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud - F. Feroud, 1911. Edition of 1,000 copies.
COLLATION:152pp. 1f. Complete.
Format: octavo (12.5 x 19.5 cm).
Binding: Paperback, cover with flaps adorned with a vignette and enhanced in colour.
Illustrations: book illustrated by Gaston Vuillier with 28 etched engravings by Eugene Decisy. The vignettes on the cover and the title are enhanced in colour.
Condition: Good copy, fresh and clean, the binding is weakened, detached spine, the signatures are loose.
Weight: 800 g
- Number of Books
- Illustrated, Manuscripts
- Author/ Illustrator
- Prosper Merimé / Gaston Vuillier / Eugène Décisy
- Book Title
- Carmen. Compositions de Gaston Vuillier gravées à l'eau-forte par Eugène Decisy.
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 12.5×19.5 cm