[GILLET, Louis] La Cathédrale de Chartres [Paris: 1929]



Beautiful work on the Cathedral of Chartres, illustrated with 37 etchings, with an additional suite of the plates printed on Japon paper.

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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.


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