Schmied and Mardrus. La Création. 1928. 2 volumes. folio. original wrappers
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
SCHMIED, FRANÇOIS-LOUIS--MARDRUS, JOSEPH CHARLES
La Création. Les trois premiers livres de la Genèse suivis de la Généalogie Adamique. Traduction litterale des textes semitiques par M. le docteur J.-C. Mardrus. Paris: F.L. Schmied aux dépens de M. Gonin à Lausanne, 1928
2 volumes, folio (345 x 235mm.), number 119 of 175 copies signed by the artist, from a total edition of 195, text printed in black and colours throughout, 12 wood-engraved plates by Schmied, text illustrations throughout, most plates and illustrations heightened in gilt or silver, with an additional suite of the wood-engravings in printed black, loose as issued in original printed wrappers, later cloth-backed board folders with original paper labels to spines, each housed in slipcase, some light offsetting, slight spotting and creasing of wrappers
A handsomely illustrated production of the first three chapters of Genesis.
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