La Relieuse. A Rare and Beautiful Depiction of The Bookbinder in Medallic Art

MEUNIER, Charles Favre, Maurice (illustrator)

to Cart
Price: $75.00

Place Published: Newton
Publisher: Bird & Bull
Date Published: 1996

Description: 12mo, blue cloth folder with cameo cut in which is inserted a facsimile of Charles Meinier's 1900 Plaquette "La Relieuse" created by the artist Maurice Favre. The original medallions were likely given to Meunier's bookbinding customers as referenced by "amis de la maison du livre" on reverse. This is an exact reproduction, cast in pewter, showing a woman seated at the binder's table, hard at work. 2pp prospectus is laid-in. Newton: Bird & Bull Press, [1996]. A fine copy.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 217498

More PRESS BOOKS: webrss
More BOOKBINDING: webrss
More MEDALS: webrss
More 553: webrss

By This Author: MEUNIER, Charles
By This Publisher: Bird & Bull
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.

Dear Judith, Vol. 1 received, very pleased with it, particularly as it completes a set which came in with that volume missing! - Tristram H.
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis