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Masson, Frédéric. Napoléon et son fils. Paris: Goupil, Manzi, Joyant & Cie. 1904, 2 unnumbered leaves, 294 pages, 1 leaf, with 52 illustrations (1 Faksimile, 2 coloured plates, 41 plates and 8 illustrations in the text), original broschure bound within, green grain full morocco with luxurious border and spine gilding (coat of arms and birds of paradise), end papers in green silk, inner edges gilt, folio (33,5 x 26 cm). 1.250,00 EUR
First Edition. OC.LC 918732240. One of 800 numbered copies on BFK Rives handmade paper. Signed dedication copy to José Maria de Heredia, Cuban/French poet. Signed binding by Lucien Durvand (1852-1924) Ernest de Crauzat, La Reliure française de 1900 à 1925, Paris, René Kieffer, 1932, part I, pages 56-57; Julien Fléty, Dictionnaire des relieurs français ayant exercé de 1800 à nos jours, Paris, éd. Technorama, 1988, page 65.
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