Colours: Faithfully Rendered from the French of Remy De Gourmont by Frederic Reeves Ashfield

De Gourmont, Remy; Frederic Reeves Ashfield (Translator)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Blue Faun Publications
Date Published: [1929]
Edition: Limited Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 37179


203pp. Sextodecimo [19 cm] 1/4 black cloth with colorful patterned paper covered boards, a printed title label on the spine, and an illustrated title label on the front cover. The top edge has the publisher's black stain. The other edges are untrimmed. Orange and black endpapers illustrated after Heinrich Vogeler. Very good. The underlying boards are exposed briefly along the edges of the covers. There are a couple of small chips in the edges of the labels on the spine and front cover. Subtle spine lean. The bottom edge of the rear pastedown is a bit stained.


The Renaissance Series. With Two Supplementary Colours by the Translator. No. 109 of 1900 copies. With hand colored plates. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his small bookplate on the front pastedown.