Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
La Terre-Cuite Francaise. IIe Serie (French Terra Cotta. 2nd Series). A.-E Carrier-Belleuse.
La Terre-Cuite Francaise. IIe Serie (French Terra Cotta. 2nd Series)
La Terre-Cuite Francaise. IIe Serie (French Terra Cotta. 2nd Series)
La Terre-Cuite Francaise. IIe Serie (French Terra Cotta. 2nd Series)
La Terre-Cuite Francaise. IIe Serie (French Terra Cotta. 2nd Series)
La Terre-Cuite Francaise. IIe Serie (French Terra Cotta. 2nd Series)
La Terre-Cuite Francaise. IIe Serie (French Terra Cotta. 2nd Series)

La Terre-Cuite Francaise. IIe Serie (French Terra Cotta. 2nd Series)

Liege, Paris: Ch. Claesen, 1890-1891. First edition. Loose leaf. Elephant Folio (21 3/4 x 14 1/2"). (1) 25 plates. Original red half-cloth over gray boards portfolio with black lettering and publisher's device on cover. Collotype portrait of Carrier-Belleuse on title page. Terra cotta works of the French sculptor Carrier-Belleuse (1824–1887) known for his unembellished Realism, neo-Baroque exuberance and Rococo elegance. Captions for each reproduction of his works. The collotype was executed by Berthaud. Text in French. Portfolio in disarray with covers loose, strings capped, some staining and heavily rubbed. Anton Schroll label pasted to front cover. Title page with some staining and foxing, not affecting image. Plate 20 with seven and a quarter inch closed tear from foredge to middle of image. Plates with at times heavy foxing in margins though only few plates with few foxing spots in image. Portfolio in poor, plates in good-, images mostly in very good condition. poor to vg. Item #48187

Price: $175.00

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