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Louis Couperus / Jan Toorop - Babel - 1901

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Louis Couperus  / Jan Toorop - Babel - 1901

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Literature - Quantity: 1 - Limited edition - Book

Object: Book (More lots)
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Literature
Author/ Illustrator: Louis Couperus / Jan Toorop
Book Title: Babel
Condition: Good
Publication year oldest item: 1901
Edition: 1st Edition
Language: Dutch
Original language: Yes
Binding/ Material: Softback
Extras: Limited edition
Number of pages: 200

“Babel” was published as a bound book in 1901, in a grey linen binding with brown decoration and lettering.

A (limited) number of copies were sewn into a vulnerable paper cover with a combination of red and grey. There are also copies with a more orange-brown colour, probably caused by discolouration (Van Vliet: 214).

This specimen with orange-brown front and back boards is in good condition; the pages are reasonably clean without a lot of rust and/ or notes.

See the photos.

All in all a good copy of this rare and vulnerable sewn edition.

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