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

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Les Affiches Illustrées

Maindron, Ernest


H. Launette & Cie.



[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

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.

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