Louis Icart Chrysis

This is a very rare book. The book by Pierre Louys with illustrations by Louis Icart. Schnessel in his book “Icart,” indicates that there were 4 examples on Rives Teinte but gives no more information. The complete information as given on the justification page for the book is that editions II – V contained one set of etchings in color with text, one set in sepia with remarques, and the rare first state in black and white. There is also an original copper plate used to print on of the etchings. The text is in French. The book was published in 1940 with a total edition of 147. The plate size is 5 1/4 x 8″ and the page size is 8 x 11 1/4″. The paper is Rives Teinte.

We have available for sale

1 – the regular edition with 25 color etchings.

2 – book #V with a copper plate, a watercolor drawing, and three versions of the etchings.

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Louis Icart Chrysis # V

2 – This is book #5 with the regular colored version of the etchings, 25 etchings in sepia, 25 etchings in black and white and an original watercolor drawing.. Shown below the set of etchings in b/w and the watercolor drawing. The sets of etchings in color are as shown above.

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Available, the complete book with text.

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