The masterpieces of Charles-Paul de Kock. Charles-Paul De Kock.
The masterpieces of Charles-Paul de Kock
The masterpieces of Charles-Paul de Kock
The masterpieces of Charles-Paul de Kock
The masterpieces of Charles-Paul de Kock

Limited to 12 sets with plates in 4 states

The masterpieces of Charles-Paul de Kock

Philadelphia: printed for subscribers only by George Barrie & Sons, [1903]. Edition de Grand Luxe, limited to 12 sets only, with 120 plates in four states each (India paper impressed on Japanese vellum; papier de Chine mounted on plate paper; Japanese etching paper, in bistre; and Whatman drawing paper, finished with water-colors); in addition to the plates there is a duplicate set of the plates printed on satin, and contained in a separate folio folding box; 20 volumes plus the folio suite of plates, 8vo, full blue crushed morocco, a.e.g., full doublures of green and brown morocco, blue moiré endpapers, paneled spines in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 1; fine. De Kock (1794-1871) was "a prolific and popular author of rollicking, risky, or more often frankly coarse, frequently sentimental and fundamentally good-natured novels … written with an untiring comic vigour…" (Oxford Companion to French Literature). Item #21298

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