Illustrated, Literature - Quantity: 10 - Book
|Object:||Book (More lots)|
|Number of Books:||10|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Alfred de Musset, Alexandre Bida (illustrateur)|
|Book Title:||Oeuvres complètes|
|Publication year oldest item:||1866|
|Binding/ Material:||Half leather|
|Number of pages:||4000|
The works of Alfred de Musset, complete with the 9 volumes of Musset's works during its life, as well as the additional volume of the posthumous works, which make a tenth volume published separately, and which contains unpublished letters and a biographical note by his brother.
The set is illustrated with compositions of Bida engraved on copper in plates out of text protected under serpente. In the last volume, there is a portrait of Musset engraved by Flameng after Landelle.
The copy is bound in haf shagreen of time with raised bands and gilding on the back and marbled endpapers.
Good general condition with some small defects: the bindings are slightly rubbed, the corners are worn, a corner broken in Volume II, some foxing, other minor defects.
¶ Alexandre Bida (1813-1895), is an Orientalist painter and French engraver. Student of Eugène Delacroix, he will in turn be professor of Jean-Paul Laurens. He exhibited at the universal exhibition of 1855 and 1867, in 1867 he presents the drawing Le Massacre des mameluks, evocation of the massacre of 1st March 1811, in Cairo, which is currently at the Museum of the Louvre, Department of Graphic Arts. (Vicaire, V, 1268).
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