Le Bestiaire ou Cortege D'Orphee

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Le Bestiaire ou Cortege D'Orphee
ISBN:
0870991655
Author:
Apollinaire, Guillaume and Raoul Dufy
Publisher:
Museum of Modern Art
Release Date:
1977
Seller Category:
MONOGRAPHS
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1
Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 00438
Notes: Virtually pristine condition hardcover copy, bound in bright white linen cloth over boards, tight binding, and clean internals, showing no appreciable shelf- or edge-wear beyond slightly bumped upper front tip; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. Housed in a Very Good condition slipcase bound in blue paper over boards, moderately sunned along the edges and only mildly soiled. Illustrated label to cover is very lightly toned. Photography by Roger Bartlett and the Meriden Gravure Company. Composition and printing by The Stinehour Press. Printing by Publisher's Book Bindery. Bilingual, French and English edition. Comprises 30 enchanting poems by Guillaume Apollinaire that are beautifully illustrated by the black-and-white woodcuts of Raoul Dufy, being large, oversize woodcuts. Translations from the original French by Lauren Shakely into contemporary English. Unpaginated, but roughly 36 pp. Brilliant black-and-white woodcuts. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.