Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Douze Années Comiques par Cham: 1868-1879. 1,000 Gravures. Cham, Ludovic Halevy, i e. Amedée Charles Henry de Noé.
Douze Années Comiques par Cham: 1868-1879. 1,000 Gravures
Douze Années Comiques par Cham: 1868-1879. 1,000 Gravures

Douze Années Comiques par Cham: 1868-1879. 1,000 Gravures

Paris: Calmann Levy, 1880. Hardcover. This copy has an ex-libris stamp (inside of front board) by Robert Florey: Robert Florey (1900-1979) was a French screenwriter, director of short films, and actor who moved to Hollywood in 1921. Florey worked as assistant director to Josef von Sternberg, Frank Borzage, and Victor Fleming before making his feature directing debut in 1926. He turned out more than 50 movies over the next 23 years, from the first Marx Brothers movie "The Cocoanuts" (1929), to horror movies such as "Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1932) starring Bela Lugosi, to skillful low-budget crime programmers like "The Crooked Way" (1949). Scarce. 4to. 349pp. Original contemporary illustrated paper covered boards with gold lettering and illustration to cover and spine. Blue endpapers. Ex libris Robert Florey (see above). Great collection of 3b/w caricatures by the acclaimed French artist Cham (a.k.a. Amedée Charles Henry de Noé). With a short biography. Head and tail of spine rubbed and worn, with tear to top spine. Corners worn. Scuffing, rubbing, staining to boards. Minor browning to pages. In French. In overall good- condition. fair. Item #15669

Price: $375.00