Schmied and Mardrus. Le Livre de la vérité de la Parole. 1929. 4to. original wrappers
SCHMIED, FRANÇOIS-LOUIS--MARDRUS, JOSEPH CHARLES
Le Livre de la vérité de la Parole. Paris: F.-L. Schmied, 1929
4to (340 x 235mm.), copy number 10 from a limited edition of 150 copies, signed by the artist beneath the limitation, pochoir decoration and 12 plates by Schmied, two additional suites of plates (53 printed in black, and 53 in colour), each in a printed wrapper signed by Schmied in pencil, loose as issued in original printed wrappers, burgundy card folder and slipcase, printed paper labels on spine of folder, occasional light offsetting or spotting
The colophon states that the original drawings were exhibited at the Galerie Petit in Paris in December 1926. The text was drawn from ancient Egyptian writings by Mardrus.
Hiroshi Aramata, sale in these rooms, 7 December 2015, lot 119
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