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Douze Quatrains by  Pierre Bragenell - Hardcover - Signed - 1923 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004495)

Douze Quatrains

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Douze Quatrains

by Bragenell, Pierre

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
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Paris: Cythere, 1923. 4to, binding by Canape of 3/4 turquoise morocco and marbled boards; spine with gilt-bordered floral design in five compartments with raised bands, gilt lettered. Original paper wrappers bound in, Pretty binding in fine condition, contents bright and clean. Inscribed by the author on the colophon. One of 250 copies. Twelve erotic illlustrations with lesbian themes in bright pochoir color by Gerda Wegener, Art Deco painter and illustrator of Vogue and various French magazines. Born Gerda Gottleib in 1886, she married Einar Wegener, a fellow Danish artist who came out as a transsexual woman and was her favorite model. Her work, unsigned, is identified by the tiny domino mask at bottom of each plate. Pascal Pia, Les Livres de l'Enfer, 1123-1124.. Morocco and Boards. Fine. Illus. by Gerda Wegener. 4to.

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Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004495
Title
Douze Quatrains
Author
Bragenell, Pierre
Illustrator
Gerda Wegener
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Cythere
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1923
Keywords
Erotica, Erotic Poetry, Gerda Wegener, Art Deco Illustration, Lesbian, Pochoir
Size
4to

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fine
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