A lovely illustrated edition with chisel engravings by Pierre Gandon and printed on hand-made Le Marais white vellum paper, specially made for this edition and watermarked "Adolphe" (No. 96/500). Published in Paris in 1930 by the publishing company "Le Livre".
In morocco binding with smooth spine adorned with a lovely gilded stamp on the front cover. Accompanied by a slipcase.
A well-preserved copy, some friction from use on the crowns and joints. Sound hinge. Fresh inside, free of foxing.
Benjamin Constant de Rebecque, born in Lausanne on 25 October 1767 and died in Paris on 8 December 1830, buried in the Père-Lachaise cemetery, was a French novelist, politician and intellectual of Waldensian origin.
Pierre Gandon, born on 20 January 1899 in L'Haÿ-les-Roses (Val-de-Marne) and died on 23 July 1990 in Briare, was a French draughtsman, painter and postage stamp engraver. He engraved many stamps for the French postal administrations (metropolitan France, colonies before and after their independence) and foreign administrations.
- Aantal boeken
- Geïllustreerd, Literatuur
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Benjamin Constant / Pierre Gandon
- Adolphe, anecdote trouvée dans les papiers d'un inconnu
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Geïllustreerde druk
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Société du Livre
- Genummerde uitgave
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 16×24 cm