Lot 82 of 399:
With color lithographs of French posters, 1886  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,020
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Les Affiches Illustrées

Author:
Maindron, Ernest

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
H. Launette & Cie.

Date:
1886

Description:

[9], vii-x, [3], 156, [4] pp. With 30 color lithographed plates (including the added pictorial title and frontispiece) reproducing posters, many by Jules Chéret; numerous other plates some double-page (3 double-page plates & 1 single-page plate are hand-colored); text illustrations. (4to) 31.5x22 cm (12½x8½"), later three-quarter brown morocco & marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers top edge gilt; original pictorial wrappers bound in. No. 261 of 500 copies, from a run of 525 copies.

 The first in Maindron's series of the first major study of the poster as art. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Small scuff to front board, corners and spine ends rubbed a bit; front hinge tender, occasional light foxing and offset within; very good or better.


 
Item number:
308396
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