Lot n° 55
300 - 400
CHAPUIS (Alfred) GELIS (Edouard). The World... - Lot 55 - Astrid Guillon Maison de ventes aux enchères
CHAPUIS (Alfred) GELIS (Edouard). The World of Automata. Etude historique et technique. Paris, Sans nom, 1928. 2 vol. in-4°. Ill. with 540 fig. in text and 7 h.-t. plates in black and color. Red half-basane with corners, spine with 5 faux-nerfs, title and tom. gilt, cold-stamped toulette on boards, cons. cover, untrimmed. First edition limited to 1025 copies, this one no. 759/1000 on chromo paper. Preface by Edmond HARAUCOURT. Covers stained and wet, spotting to title and false-title of Volume I; traces of dampness to binding. A good copy, however.
Attached: CHAPUIS (Alfred) Droz (Edmond). Les Automates. Artificial figures of men and animals. Histoire et technique. Neuchatel, Editions du Griffon, 1949. In-4°. 490 fig. in text and 18 h.-t. color plates. Publisher's red cloth. With the book's advertising brochure. Numbered copy.
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