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Princesse Badourah, La

DULAC, Edmund; LEVITSKY, Georges, binder

Published by Paris: L'Édition D'Art H. Piazza, 1914, 1914
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Limited to 500 Signed CopiesWith Decorations Not Found in the English Language EditionDULAC, Edmund. La Princesse Badourah. Conte des Mille et une Nuits. Illustré par Edmond Dulac. Paris: L'Édition D'Art H. Piazza, n.d. [1914]. First edition in French, limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, this being copy no. 347. Quarto (11 1/2 x 8 3/4 in; 294 x 221 mm). Ten mounted color plates within decorative borders. A handsomely restrained binding, ca. 1914, by Georges Levitsky (stamp-signed) in three-quarter antelope brown morocco with gilt rules over marbled paper boards. Original wrappers preserved. Housed in the binder's morocco-edged custom slipcase. A superb and very fine copy.With decorations not found in the English language editions, including nine designs of a different small tree in an urn on pages preceding each chapter; decorated initials at start of each chapter; seven tailpieces; two surrounds for for letterpress on limitation and colophon.Ukraine-born (1885) and trained, Georges Levitsky emigrated to Paris in 1907 and set up his own shop in 1910. His clients included King Albert I of Belgium and King Alexander I of Serbia, producing what would evolve into a "dynamic and resourceful" (Duncan & Debartha) style.Hughey 31c. Bookseller Inventory # 02433

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Title: Princesse Badourah, La

Publisher: Paris: L'Édition D'Art H. Piazza, 1914

Publication Date: 1914

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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