La Manière Française. 20 images ou culd-de-lampe: Bonfils, Robert, artist. Preface by... La Manière Française. 20 images ou culd-de-lampe: Bonfils, Robert, artist. Preface by... La Manière Française. 20 images ou culd-de-lampe: Bonfils, Robert, artist. Preface by... La Manière Française. 20 images ou culd-de-lampe: Bonfils, Robert, artist. Preface by...

La Manière Française. 20 images ou culd-de-lampe

Bonfils, Robert, artist. Preface by Lucien Descaves

Published by Lutetia, Paris, 1917
Condition: Near Fine
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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No. 244 of 320 copies, this copy on papier vergé. 4to. 33 by 25 cm. Title page, two pages of text, 16 hand-colored pochoir plates, table (Ordre des Images, this containing the colophon and limitation), loose in portfolio, as issued. With pochoir illustrations on every page besides the 16 plates. The plates depict the early stages of the war, both on the front and on the home front. The artwork is deliberately naive, the palette somewhat tenebrous, but with a clear intent to employ the French colors or red white and blue when possible. The folio folder itself has hand-colored pictorial boards and endpapers that are quite striking and fitting. With red white and blue striped silk ties. Light soiling to the cover. Minor tears to the paper pastedown along the spine. Bookseller Inventory # 004984

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Title: La Manière Française. 20 images ou ...

Publisher: Lutetia, Paris

Publication Date: 1917

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First edition.

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