Dostoievsky’s Le Joueur illustrated by Emilio Grau Sala published in 1947 by Hazan, the book was issued in 1875 copies, this one is among the first 10, numbered B and containing a series of all the illustrations as well as an original drawing.
There are only a few beautiful illustrated editions of Dostoievsky's works, here is one of them in a unique condition, the book is in a very beautiful binding signed David, full green leather with gilded motifs forming a set of carpets, the fly-leaves are in purple/pink velvet with a leather frame and gilding that repeat the pattern of the covers, behind the fly-leaves were placed a beautiful marbled paper of different shades of green, finally as the first grand paper edition an original drawing that used to illustrate the book is bound at the beginning of the book as well as a series of all the illustrations at the end of the work, the edge of the top of the body of the book was gilded.
The book is in excellent condition, the binding as well as the inside of the book are very well preserved, the whole is in very good condition.
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- Number of Books
- Illustrated, Literature
- Author/ Illustrator
- Dostoievski / Emilio Grau Sala
- Book Title
- Le Joueur [avec 1 dessin original]
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition Thus
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Limited edition, Other - see description
- Number of pages
- 27×18 cm