Paris: Rene Kieffer, Ducros & Colas. 1926. Binding: Full original blind-stamped morocco boards in compartmentalized design with central radiating motif. Spine with 4 raised bands, blind-tooled compartments and design matching boards, gilt lettering. Marbled pasted and free endpapers. Top edges gilt. Front and bottom edges deckled. , Notes: Limited edition 98/550.
Text in French.
Jean de la Bruyere (1645 – 1696) was a French philosopher and moralist, noted for his satire.
, Size: Quarto (285 x 200 mm), Illustration: A fine example of this translation of Theoprastus, the Greek philosopher and successor to Aristotle. With 19 plates of woodcuts after Georges Bruyer, and many other vignettes and in-text illustrations. Bottom edges of leaves blind-stamped with publisher’s name. With Rene Kieffer’s label fixed to verso of front free endpaper and publication ticket-strip, dated, guarded at back. , Pages: P. Blank (6). Pictorial title. Blank (3). Half title. Blank. Justification du Tirage. Blank. Title. Blank. P. 1-333. Blank. Colophon. Blank (4). Leaf with black pictorial stamp. Publisher’s ticket. Blank (6)., Category: Book Classics; Book Caricatures; Book Philosophy;. Interior clean and crisp. Item #B6935