Paris: 1900. A.L.S. 8vo., 2 pages, Paris, August 30, 1900, in German (translated), to a colleague whom he would like to meet at the Paris World Exhibition: "Since yesterday, I am here in Paris and already have to leave tomorrow. Therefore, I will have to content myself with looking at some novelties at the exposition, apart from the official visits I have to make. If it is possible for you to come to the exposition tomorrow as well, we could...
Paris: Atelier 16, 1961. 3 pages of text by Baudelaire and illustrated with 12 single-sided heliogravure plates, printed by Georges Leblanc, each protected with tissue. Loose pages, as issued, in white printed wrappers and protected in a felt chemise with vellum spine. Paris: L'Atelier, 1961. A near fine copy. Limited edition, printed on Arches paper.
Paris: Editions Paul-Martial. Poster. Original lithograph. 39 x 24 inches. Minor tears and creases repaired and restored, archivally mounted on canvas. In excellent condition. Beautiful 1930's travel poster attributed to Francis Bernard, Art Director at Editions Paul-Martial until the outbreak of WWII.
Amsterdam. Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 15" x 19.75". Beautiful regional map of northern France, circa 1640. Includes Paris in the south east and the winding Seine River. Great cartouche vignette of the goddess of agriculture, Ceres, and a figure in a cart drawn by two winged dragons. Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) was a prolific Dutch mapmaker who started one of the most famous map publishing firms of the 17th century. It was at this time that the...
New York: Pantheon, 1976. Translated from the French by Richard Miller. Black and white frontispiece and numerous fine black and white photo illustrations throughout. Short thin 4to, black cloth, lightly worn d.w. New York: Pantheon, (1976). First American edition. A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper, with a lengthy inscription from Brassai on the title page in French, dated October 2, 1976.
New York: Pantheon, 1976. Translated from the French by Richard Miller. Black and white frontispiece and numerous fine black and white photo illustrations throughout. Short thin 4to, black cloth, d.w. New York: Pantheon, (1976). First American edition. Ownership signature of Gene Moore on front endpaper along with small note on half title, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.