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Schmied and Mardrus, Histoire charmante de l'adolescente sucre d'amour. 1927. 4to. original wrappers

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,000 GBP

Schmied and Mardrus, Histoire charmante de l'adolescente sucre d'amour. 1927. 4to. original wrappers

Schmied and Mardrus, Histoire charmante de l'adolescente sucre d'amour. 1927. 4to. original wrappers

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,000 GBP

SCHMIED FRANÇOIS-LOUIS--MARDRUS, JOSEPH CHARLES


Histoire charmante de l'adolescente sucre d'amour. Paris: F.L. Schmied, 1927


4to (305 x 253mm.), number 35 of 170 copies, signed by the artist, pochoir decoration and illustrations by Schmied, loose as issued in original printed wrappers, blue card folder and slipcase, printed paper labels on spine of folder


A high point of art deco bookmaking by one of the most important book artists of the century. Mardrus (1868-1949), a Cairo-born Frenchman, translated many Arabic works into French, most famously One Thousand and One Nights; this particular text was composed by Mardrus in the oriental style, and supplied with fine illustrations by Schmied.

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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