LOT 774

[Beautiful bibliophilic edition] Albert Samain. Aux flancs du vase

Illustrations de Paul Sieffert. Paris, printed for the members of the Association Grolier led by Charles Meunier, 1929, 158,(3) p., entirely finished in colour intaglio with frontispiece, 25 full-page illustrations, 25 half-page illustrations, title cartouches, decorative borders, end vignettes and original cover all by Paul Sieffert, in paperboard slipcase, folio.

Rare, very exclusive edition of which only 165 copies were produced. Our copy is one of 150, numbered 56, with a tipped-in colour intaglio with text: "Exemplaire imprimé pour Monsieur Edouard Ed. H. Hochstadter". Very colourful, the book is composed of 25 titled quires, each with a large and a smaller image and fine book decoration. Most images are of an erotic nature.

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