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Estampes Choisies - GENRE & [EROTIQUE].

100 superb photogravure plates on heavy card [50 plates in each volume], each with a protective guard leaf, printed in shades of blue, black or sepia, those with the imprint of Boussod, Valladon, from their series Estampe Miniature and numbered, each volume lettered on the spines as above titled, the Genre volume so lettered, the volume [EROTIQUE] of female nudes, not so lettered. Contemporary three-quarters brown morocco, front covers with heraldic device in gilt, each volume with an elaborate Orientalist, coloured bookplate for ARCHIBALD YOUNGER, author of 'French Engravers of the Eighteenth Century', 1914, scattered foxing in each volume, less in the Genre volume, occasional plate with the dealer's stamp on the verso of DORTAIL À STRASBOURG, a touch of wear to the upper corners, a lovely set overall.

Boussod, Valladon et Cie. Paris; J. Hautecoeur. Paris.

Date Published: No date [c.1880s]. 2 volumes. 4to.

Stock No. 59193

Price: 750.00