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Title: Musée du Livre - 35e - 38e Fascicule - 1916 ( 10th year ). Le Musée du Livre - Text and Plates in original wrapper.
Description: 0. Bruxelles, Musée du Livre, 1916 , in-4°, 28,5 x 21,5 cm, pp (633 - 730) + (13 of 24 ) plates. 4 separate issues, Leaves bound together with a silk tie, no wrapper ( as issued). In an original portfolio ( a bit worn and discoloured , spine damaged). The plates are loose ( as issued). The plates have a serpente with a printed caption and carry a number. For the year 1916 these numbers are 364 -> 387 ( missing are the plates 369->379, 382 ). The text leaves also complete , index leaf included . This years index covers also all previous years . This is the nearly complete year 1916, consisting of 4 text issues ( fascicules in French) and 13 of the 24 plates of the prestigeous Brussels' periodical devoted to the art of the book. It covers the whole subject : typography, lettering , binding, illustration...Its pre-war publications (before 1914) are rightly famous for the beautiful typographical execution. The project , animated by Henri Liebrecht, could rely on the aid of the main Brussels printing houses, paper and ink suppliers. ( e.g. Imprimerie Goossens, établ. Malvaux ...). They published 4 issues per year ( fascicules ), accompanied by plates . With an article by Joseph Bataille : ''Le Papier, son histoire et sa fabrication''. Rémy Havermans : '' Walter Crane ''. J. Denucé : '' Histoire du Musée Plantin-Moretus ''. Bernard Jofé : '' Le Livre et le Droit ''. .

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Price: EUR 180.00 = appr. US$ 195.63 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 49946