Lot 75 of 377:
French edition of Rackham's Ballades 1/1300  

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Le Livre des Ballades

Fort, Paul


L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza



With 14 mounted color plates by Arthur Rackham, with printed tissue guards; a few text illustrations; decorative page borders throughout. 30.3x23.3 cm (11¾x9¼"), original pictorial wrappers. No. 91 of 1300 copies.

French edition of Some British Ballads; although Latimore & Haskell state it had the same number of illustrations as the British edition, that had 16 tipped-in plates, this is complete with 14. Latimore & Haskell p.51.

Lot Amendments

Mild darkeing to wrappers, spine a bit rubbed with gilt dull; else very good.

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