This is a VERY desirable! 1922 numbered edition of Balzac's "Seraphita" illustrated by the famous French Art Deco artist: Raphael Drouart.
Drouart is a listed artist (Benezit, etc.) a painter, and one of the best book illustrators of the time.
His works sell in major auction houses like Christie's
Balzac is also one of the most famous authors in French literature.
There are 8 original Drouart lithographs (protected with delicate transparent paper) and 14 woodcuts in the book.
The book number is "333" out of a (small) edition of 1180.
For the lovers of Art Deco, a collection of delightful artworks.
Rare and precious!
CONDITION In very good condition. No loss or damage. Normal darkening of the cover and paper with age.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 8". (20 cm) Width: 5 3/4". (15 cm)
Will be shipped "Registered Airmail" from Paris (very safe!) including insurance and signature at delivery.
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