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Carteret (Léopold), 1873-1948

Le trésor du bibliophile romantique et moderne, 1801-1875

Paris, Léopold Carteret, 1924-1928
Four volumes (25 cm), I (Éditions originales, 1924): (8) 459 (1) pp. II (Éditions originales, 1925): (4) 501 (1) pp. III (Livres illustrés du XIXe siècle, 1927): (4) 605 (3) pp. IV (Tables générales; Ouvrages cités, illustrateurs et graveurs, 1928): (4) 207 (1) pp., with a large number of text illustrations, many in colour. Uniform quarter-morocco bindings (original wrappers bound in). - First edition of an indispensable guide to French romantic literature; volume III is entirely devoted to illustrated books. The author succeeded Léon Conquet in 1886 as proprietor of the bookshop at 5 rue Drouot; he provided expertise for numerous auction sales, notably that of Henri Béraldi (1934). ¶ Volume I inscribed “En toute sympathie L. Carteret”. Fine set with minimal traces of use.


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