Lot 213 of 426:
Twenty-two pochoir illustrations by Guy Arnoux  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$144
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Histoire Merveilleuse de Robert le Diable
Author:
Sandre, Thierry
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Les Arts et le Livre
Date:
1927
Description:

xi, [1], 115, [4] pp. With 22 pochoir illustrations by Guy Arnoux. 24x18.5 cm (9½x7¼") self-wrappers in printed jacket. No. 473 of an edition limited to 550 copies. 

Robert the Devil is a legend of medieval origin about a Norman knight who discovers he is the son of Satan. His mother, despairing of heaven's aid in order to obtain a son, had asked for help from the devil. Robert's satanic instincts propel him into a violent and sinful life, but he eventually overcomes them to achieve repentance.

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Condition:
Light wear; leaves mildly toned; about near fine.
 
Item number:
310828
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