Book Description

First edition. Oblong 8vo, (155 x 180). Seven full-page woodcut drawings by Charles Doudelet. Title page printed in grey-blue and black, printed throughout within a grey-blue border. Buschmann's allegorical colophon (rare variant) at end. Number 26 of the edition on van Gelder laid paper (250 copies) of a total of 270 copies printed on Christmas day 1896. Vlaamse bibliofiele uitgaven 1830-1980, no. 15
Dealer Notes
Charles (Karel) Doudelet (1861-1938), Belgian Symbolist painter, engraver, illustrator, binding designer, graphic artist and stage designer.
A lot of his work is reminiscent of Edward Burne-Jones's Kelmscott Chaucer illustrations.
Author Pol de Mont (1857-1931)
Date 1897
Binding Linen binding with stylized decorations on spine, front and back cover cut out of a blue-grey printed surface.
Publisher Antwerp: J.-E. Buschmann
Illustrator Charles Doudelet
Condition Foxing to front cover, internally very good.
Pages pp. 71

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