GRANDVILLE (J.-J.). ANOTHER WORLD. Transformations,... - Lot 110 - Ferri & Associés

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GRANDVILLE (J.-J.). ANOTHER WORLD. Transformations,... - Lot 110 - Ferri & Associés
GRANDVILLE (J.-J.). ANOTHER WORLD. Transformations, visions, incarnations, ascensions, locomotions, etc. Paris, Fournier, 1844. Large in-8, half viol. chagr. spine decorated, untrimmed (contemporary binding). ORIGINAL EDITION, printed on heavy wove paper, of Grandville's most extraordinary work, written and illustrated in the surrealist vein (Text by Taxile Delord). FIRST EDITION. Black frontispiece and 36 colored plates, plus numerous woodcut vignettes in the text, all by Grandville. A VERY FRESH COPY WITH FULL MARGINS. Joint: 9 original pen-and-ink drawings to illustrate the book, engraved in reverse, p. 31, 94, 98, 131, 132, 160, 165, 167, 240. Two are watercolors, signed and dedicated, approx. 120 x 135 mm. Seven have the artist's initials cold-stamped on them
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