Paris: H. Fleury (Catalogue); Arts et Métiers Graphiques (First Supplement), 1905 (Catalogue raisonné); 1948 (First supplement). Limited First edition. Hardcover. 1/370. Folio (14 1/2 x 11"). 356, pp (Vol. 1); 395, pp (Vol. 2); 400, pp (Vol. 3); 404, pp (Vol. 4); 70, pp (Vol. 5). 1/550. Folio (15 1/4 x 11 1/4") 113, pp (First supplement). Original 3/4 dark blue morocco over marbled paper covered boards, with gold lettering to spines. Raised bands. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Original gold-lettered wrappers bound in. Tissue-guarded photographic frontispiece portrait of Corot in first volume. Title vignettes. Title pages in orange and black lettering. First supplement: Original glassine over printed dust-jacket and blind wrappers.
Splendidly produced catalogue raisonné of Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot's work preceded by an extensive biography of the artist's life and artwork by Etienne Moreau-Nelaton.
This work is lavishly illustrated throughout with hundreds of photogravures and heliotypes.
One of 370 sets printed on vélin à la cuve, of which this is set No. 33.
With this catalogue raisonné is added the first supplement to Robaut's "L'Oeuvre de Corot" published 43 years later.
The first supplement is one of 550 copies, of which this is No. 298.
Catalogue raisonné: Bindings rubbed along joints and raised bands. Text in French. Bindings in overall good, interior in very good condition.
First supplement: Original glassine partly torn. Text in French. Glassine in overall fair, dust-jacket in good, wrappers and interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #42859