Schmied and Goulden. Salonique, la Macédoine, l'Athos. Paris, 1922, modern pictorial morocco
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
SCHMIED, FRANÇOIS-LOUIS AND JEAN GOULDEN
Salonique, la Macédoine, l'Athos. Préface de Gustave Schlumberger. Paris: the authors, 1922
FIRST EDITION, copy number 19 for the Vicomte de Jonage, from a total edition of 77, folio (415 x 304mm.), 45 colour-printed wood-engraved plates by Schmied after paintings by Jean Goulden, each numbered 19/70 and signed in pencil by Schmied and Goulden, illuminated half-title with stencilled polychrome decoration, crushed duck-egg morocco binding by Luigi Castiglioni and Umberto Giovannini dated September 2012, upper cover with a large pictorial panel of a rural scene composed of coloured morocco onlays (in the style of Schmied's illustrations), suede flyleaves, top edge gilt and gauffered, others uncut, in matching duck-egg morocco folding box
A FINE BINDING. The illustrations are after paintings by Jean Goulden, a major in the Eastern Army Corps, who married Schmied's daughter Dolly. There are nineteen views of Salonika, seven views of the Macedonian Valley, and nineteen views of Mount Athos.
Vicomte de Jonage, exemplaire nominatif
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