GRANDVILLE (J.-J.). CENT PROVERBES par Grandville... - Lot 109 - Ferri & Associés

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GRANDVILLE (J.-J.). CENT PROVERBES par Grandville... - Lot 109 - Ferri & Associés
GRANDVILLE (J.-J.). CENT PROVERBES par Grandville et par [trois têtes dans un bonnet]. Paris, Fournier, 1845. In-8, nigger-head perc., boards and spine decorated with special gilt and mosaic irons, gilt tr. (Publisher's cart.). FIRST ISSUE of this witty work, one of the most sought-after illustrated by Grandville with more than 110 pretty and witty woodcut compositions, including a frontispiece and 50 plates (slight russeting). This is one of the most successful books by the artist, who represented himself on p. 354. A VERY PRETTY EXAMPLE, in its handsome Romantic cartonnage, mosaic-covered as new. From the library of Dr. Roudinesco (II, 286, reproduced).
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