Rare ed. of history of Jean d’Arc with engravings and orginal drawing.
CLAUDEL, PAUL & ALBERT DECARIS [COPPER ENGRAV.]. Jeanne d’Arc au Bucher [In Slipcase]. Paris., Éditions Georges Guillot., 1954. Original publisher’s gray paper-covered boards, black lettering spine, thick large 4to: Contents: Loose gatherings in gray board enveloppe. Engraved frontispiece, [x], 11-116pp., pp., 24 other copper engravings. All engravings under tissue guards. Very fine copy in firm brown paper-covered board slipcase.
Printed in 20 COPIES on Vergé de Montval numbered 6 – 26 containing 1 ORIGINAL DRAWING with signature – the engraved ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE of this drawing – EXTRA SUITE with additional small engraving [remarque] of 25 engravings printed on Japon Nacré. Signed on title-page C. Claudel & Albert Decaris. Printed by Fequet & Baudier Typographs – engravings printed by Georg Leblanc by hand.