La Cathédrale de Chartres
Art historical treatise on La Cathédrale de Chartres, illustrated with original etchings by Henri le Riche.
Paris: Collection Des Merveilles d’Art du Monde, 1929.
Large 4to., 67, [v] pp.
Published in an edition of 632 copies, of which this is no. 315 of the 500 copies on vélin de Rives paper. Although the colophon does not call for this, a suite of 37 plates on Japanese paper. Signed by Henri le Riche (artist) in the colophon.
The etchings were printed by Lacourière. Typography and text printed by Frazier-Soye.
Illustrated with 37 original etchings by Henri le Riche. The opening initial letter heightened with gilt.
Unbound copy in original wrappers, with a (probably original) marbled portfolio.
In very good condition, the portfolio spine lightly worn.