Bernard Palissy et Son Ecole (Collection Edouard De Rothschild)
(France - Objets d'Art - Collectors - Edouard De Rothschild - Bernard Palissy - Pottery)

Paris, France: Au Pont Des Arts, 1952. F 55 text pages + xxviii + 40 plates, fifteen in color, others black & white; each with its own titled and numbered tissue-guard and depicting the innovative ceramic work of the Huguenot craftsman potter Bernard Palissy (c. 1510 - 1589). Beautifully printed on Grand Velin d'Arches heavy paper in a limited edition, exemplaire No. 38 of 300. Text in French throughout; initial letters & ornaments in hand-applied pochoir color. Vie de Bernard Palissy par Germaine de Rothschild, L'art de Palissy et Catalogue par Serge Grandjean, Preface de Pierre Verlet; with references list. A large format production, color work by Daniel Jacomet and printed by Theo Schmied in Garamont. The box large and heavy, approx. 10 1/2 pounds with the shipping; approx. 13 1/4" x 18" size. heavy paper illustrated over-wrap with original glassine covers; these over the folded paper folios within and all contained in a heavy title-printed heavy cardstock clamshell box. Box worn and with old stains; still functional and protective of the contents; a little spotting on title page and the very edge of a couple of the pages; the plates and text very good and in overall very good condition, a handsome production. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25040)


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