The next book fairs will be the LONDON CHRISTMAS (click here) on Sat 3 Dec & MARKET HARBOROUGH (click here) on THURS 29 Dec.
CLICK
HERE TO SEE DETAILS OF ALL OUR FAIRS. 

THE XMAS ONLINE BOOK FAIR IS OPEN!  CLICK HERE OR ON THE "ONLINE FAIR" BUTTON AT THE TOP TO FIND OUT MORE.

The 2023 fairs are now listed on the Book Fairs pages, and there are two new fairs being held in July.

Book Description

KING, Jessie M. (illustrator) KIPLING, Rubyard. (Translated into French by Louis Fabulet and Robert D'Humieres.) L’habitation forcée. Paris: René Kieffer 1921. Illustrated with twenty nine pochoir colour plates by Jessie M. King. One of a Limited edition of 550 copies, of which 500 were printed on velin paper, and 50 copies printed on japon paper. This copy is number 320 of the 500 on velin paper. Bound in Light brown original snakeskin leather, with mounted embossed gold cover vignettes and gilt lettering on spine, at the workshop of the publisher René Kieffer. Small publisher’s label on inside of front board. Fine copy.
Dealer Notes
Note: The delicate drawings for this book were prepared during Jessie M. King’s time in Paris. They are reproduced using the stencilling technique known as pochoir, which gives the colours a great clarity. The illustrations for this book are considered to be some of King’s finest. - Taylor, Art Nouveau Book in Britain, p. 136. L’habitation Forcee was printed by Rene Kieffer who was well known in Paris in the early 20th century for his innovative book designs and techniques and as one of the most important book binders in the Art Deco style.
Author KING, Jessie M. (illustrator) KIPLING, Rubyard. (Translated into French by Louis Fabulet and Robert D'Humieres.)
Date 1921.
Binding Bound in Light brown original snakeskin leather, with mounted embossed gold cover vignettes and gilt lettering on spine.
Publisher Paris: René Kieffer.
Illustrator Illustrated with twenty nine pochoir colour plates by Jessie M. King.
Condition Fine.

Price: £1250.00

Offered by William Cowan

Friends of the PBFA

For £10 get free entry to our fairs, updates from the PBFA and more.

Join PBFA

Membership of the PBFA is open to anyone who has been trading in antiquarian and second-hand books for a minimum of two years subject to certain criteria.
Find Out More