571
571
"SEM" (Goursat, Georges)
TWO VOLUMES COMPRISING;
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,625 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
571
"SEM" (Goursat, Georges)
TWO VOLUMES COMPRISING;
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,625 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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English Literature, History, Science, Childrens Books and Illustrations

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"SEM" (Goursat, Georges)
TWO VOLUMES COMPRISING;
i) Voyage Autour de ma Colonne, Napoleon et SEM, [1924]. folio, title page and illustrations throughout the text by the artist, later green cloth backed red boards with SEM design on upper board, black ties, text block detached from boards, small tears to lower inner margins of each page

ii) Le Nouveau Monde (a l’envers): Histoire Helas! L’Envers d’une Altesse, [1925]. folio, title page, printed preface, lithograph and chromolithograph plates, later quarter red morocco, titled and decorated gilt, marbled endpapers, chipping to some edges


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Catalogue Note

Two of the artist's more outrageous collections of published plates and stories. Voyage Autour de ma Colonne follows the surreal imagined story of Napoleon's ghost accompanied by André de Fouquières as they race around 1920s Paris. Le Nouveau Monde (a l’envers) or 'The New World (Upside Down)' is the story of the infamous Luis Ferdinand d'Orleans y Borbón and his escapades that caused controversy and scandal amongst European Society.

English Literature, History, Science, Childrens Books and Illustrations

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London