Le Crépuscule d'Islam [Limited Edition]. André CHEVRILLON, illus Alméry Lobel-Riche.

Le Crépuscule d'Islam [Limited Edition]

[Paris]: Se Trouve Chez l'Artiste, [1930]. First Thus. The French Academy author's travelogue of a trip to Morocco, first published in 1906 and extensively illustrated here by the French painter and illustrator of numerous bibliophilic productions, including Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal, Colette's Chéri, and Flaubert's Salammbô. The title page calls for 36 disparate illustrations, though many of these appear in the same plate. This edition institutionally scarce, with three copies in OCLC as of February, 2017, none in the United States. Limited to 315 of which this is no. 127 of a hundred copies printed on vélin d'Arches. Folio (33cm.); publisher's blue cloth-backed board chemise in matching paper-covered slipcase, text and plates loose as issued; [2],233pp. & 68 etchings, tissue guards present, with an additional 20 etchings in text. Some inevitable creasing to tissue guards, slipcase slightly rubbed along extremities, else a Near Fine, quite fresh collection. Includes 26 individual images, ten of which appear in the text and in two plate states, the remaining 16 do not figure in the text but are present in this edition in three states.

Price: $1,500.00

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