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TISSOT (James). La Vie de notre Seigneur... - Lot 163 - Astrid Guillon Maison de ventes aux enchères
TISSOT (James). La Vie de notre Seigneur Jesus Christ.Tours, Alfred Mame et fils, 1896-1897. 2 volumes in 2 vols. large in-4°. 365 compositions with notes and explanatory drawings by the artist. Publisher's full blue and gold cloth decorated with bunches of grapes and sheaves of wheat, bisque boards, blue and green tabis endpapers on a gold background. Issued in an edition of 1000 copies, this one nominative for M. JOMEAU, no. 553/980 on papeteries du Marais vellum, with a double suite in black of the colored hors-texte plates (36 plates and 2 title vignettes). Text from the Vulgate with French translation opposite, followed by explanatory notes by the painter. Binding a little faded, weakened in volume II with the first few pages up to the false-title partly detached; interior very fresh. A good copy, however.
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