Jacqueline. Fine Art Nouveau Bentzon, P-R Raparlier, Th.
Jacqueline.
Jacqueline.

Jacqueline.

Paris: Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1893. First edition. Charmingly illustrated with exquisite full-page plates and vignettes printed in color after designs by Albert Lynch. Folio, full light brown levant morocco, art nouveau binding by P-R Raparlier, front cover inlad with life-size bluets and daisies, back cover inlaid with a spray of roses, in natural colors. Inner dentelles in elaborate floral borders, doublures and flys of figured moire silk, gilt edges on the rough, original wrappers bound in. Number 5 of 20 copies printed on large Whatman paper, with an ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR DRAWING BY ALBERT LYNCH on half-title. Superb example of modern French binding. Raparlier was well-known for his modelled leather bindings. There is, rather sadly, a couple of watermarks on the front board. Over all a very good copy. Item #12254

Price: $350.00

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