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South East Asian Antiques, Fine Art, Rare Books & Asian Art Books 稀有中國古董書冊
South East Asian Antiques, Fine Art, Rare Books & Asian Art Books 稀有中國古董書冊

Collection of 4 Issues of Le Livre Moderne Illustre, J. Ferenczi, Paris, 1929-1931; Radiguet, Elder, Maurois

£75.00
SKU LAN7721

A Collection of 4 Issues of Le Livre Moderne Illustre, from 1929-1931. Set comprises:

No. 28: Le Bal du Compte d'Orgel, Roman, by Raymond Radiguet, 1929 (originally 1925), 187pp + 2pp;

No. 42: Les Silences du Colonel Bramble, by Andre Maurois, 1929, (originally 1921 ?), 157pp + 1pp;

No. 52: Meipe ou la Deliverance, by Andrew Maurois, 1929 (originally 1927), 158pp + 1pp.

No. 118: Jacques et Jean, Roman, by Marc Elder, 1931 (originally 1931), 173pp + 1pp.

Published by Ferenczi et Fils, Editeurs, Paris, 1929-1931.

Provenance: From the library of Robert Ogilvie Crombie ("ROC", 1899-1975), Scottish supernatural enthusiast, scientist and author. Each book carries his name stamp to first free endpaper and handwritten library catalogue number to inside front cover. Books are also supplied in his removable plain black card wraps used as cover protectors (not pictured).

A set of 4 very good paperbacks. Some mild wear to covers and spines. Paper is age toned, as is expected with books from this series, due to the type of paper used. Otherwise bright and clean, and soundly bound. A really attractive set of books due to the beautiful illustrations contained in each volume.

Text in French.

Weight approximately 662g unpacked (the set).

Approx Dimensions: 

Each approximately 210mm high x 149mm wide x 13mm deep.