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WITH 20 FULL-PAGE POCHOIRS BY GEORGE BARBIER

George Barbier: Les Liaisons Dangereuses[BARBIER, GEORGE]. LACLOS, CHODERLOS DE.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

ONE OF 650 COPIES ON RIVES (out of a total edition of 720), with 20 FULL-PAGE POCHOIR PLATES by BARBIER. With additional illustrated titles and head-pieces. Barbierís Art-Deco representation of Laclosís classic tale of sexual politics is one of the masterpieces of 20th-century book illustration.

Paris: Le Vasseur et Cie, 1934. Two volumes. Quarto, original color pictorial wrappers, uncut, custom slip-case. An exceptionally fine set in original wrappers. Most rare in this condition. $7500.


 

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