Bubu de Montparnasse. André DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC, artist, Charles Louis PHILIPPE, author.
Bubu de Montparnasse.

Dunoyer de Segonzac’s “Bubu de Montparnasse”

Bubu de Montparnasse.

Illus. (one double-page). 7 p.l., 195 pp., one leaf of colophon [with]: an additional suite of 70 etched plates (one double-page). Two vols. Large 4to, orig. printed wrappers bound in tan morocco signed “R. et R. Mativet” on front turn-ins, both covers with morocco onlays of elongated blue diamonds framed by contrasting brown onlays, spines (very slightly faded) with four raised bands, with blue & contrasting brown onlays, doublures gilt, watered silk endpapers & doublures, t.e.g., others uncut, slipcases. Lyons: Société Lyonnaise, 1929.

One of Dunoyer de Segonzac’s greatest illustrated books. This is number 21 of 30 named (“nominatif”) copies — for Laurent Monnier — with an additional suite of etched plates, of a total edition of 130 copies. This copy is also signed and inscribed by the artist: “Pour Monsieur et Madame Souleil. Ces eaux-fortes gravees dans les bars du ‘Sebasto’, les chambres d’hôtels borgnes de la rue Saint-Denis et dans les rues de Paris — pour accompagner le livre si emouvant de l’humble et grand Charles-Louis Philippe — du très cordial et sympathique souvenir — A. Dunoyer de Segonzac.”

Fine set.

Price: $10,000.00

Item ID: 5813