Paris: Le Courrier Graaphique, 1948. Limited ed. Softcover. 1/1800. 4to. 307pp. Lithographic illustrated wrappers with black lettering (within lithograh) to front wrapper. Bottom of spine loose but still present and connected to rest of spine on one edge. Tears to top of spine. Corners bumped and rubbed. Minor scuffing and rubbing to wrappers. Page edges untrimmed. Many pages unopened. Minor browing to pages not affecting text. Fascinating work on Book illustrators. Covers Christian Berard, Marc Chagall, Gerard Cochet, Maurice Denis, Pierre Falke, Jean Frelaut, Edouard Goerg (the designer of the 5-color lithographic cover), Paulette Humbert, Andre Jacquemain, Paul Jouve, Marie Laurencin, Berthold Mahn, Andre Marchand, Andre Masson, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Georges Rouault, Pierre Yves Tremois, Van Dongen and Andre Villeboeuf. Magnificently illustrated throughout with b/w llithographs, sketches and paintings. In French. Cover in fair, book in good condition. g. Item #15412
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