jeudi 19 juin 2014

Un des 4 exemplaires sur vélin du Calendrier de Vénus (1880). Exemplaire offert par Octave Uzanne à James Carleton Young (1856-1918), surnommé le "Roi des bibliophiles". Vendu par Bonhams, Londres le 18 juin 2014 (780 euros frais inclus).



Photo Bonhams, juin 2014


Lot 186 • UZANNE (OCTAVE) Le calendrier de Vénus, NUMBER 1 OF 4 COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM IN RED AND BLACK, from an overall edition of 100 copies, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on the colophon "To James Carleton Young for ever. This book of my youth alas! away.... Octave Uzanne", Paris, Edouard Rouveyre, 1880 Sold for £625 (€780) inc. premium.

The Property of a Collector UZANNE (OCTAVE) Le calendrier de Vénus, NUMBER 1 OF 4 COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM IN RED AND BLACK, from an overall edition of 100 copies, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on the colophon "To James Carleton Young for ever. This book of my youth alas! away.... Octave Uzanne", engraved frontispiece by Marius Perret, entirely untrimmed in crushed citron morocco by The French Binders, Garden City, N.Y., gilt lettered spine, morocco turn-ins and watered silk doublures, t.e.g., original printed pink wrappers bound in, 8vo, Paris, Edouard Rouveyre, 1880 FOOTNOTES Provenance: James Carleton Young (1856-1918, American bibliophile, known in France as "Le Roi des Livres"), gifted by the author.

BOOKS, MAPS, MANUSCRIPTS AND HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS London, Knightsbridge 18 Jun 2014 13:00 BST Auction 21763.


Photo aimablement communiquée par Bonhams, Londres.
Autographe partiel.

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