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Orphee: Poeme by Jean Loyson - First Edition - 1929 - from Appledore Books, ABAA and

Orphee: Poeme

by Jean Loyson

Condition: Near Fine

Paris: Librairie De France, 1929. 3/4 leather. Near Fine. A very sharp copy of the 1929 1st edition, handsomely bound in a 3/4 morocco over patterned boards. 5 raised bands, lovely gilt-device and lettering at the compartments. Quarto, top-edge gilt, beautiful matching endsheets and pastedowns.

  • Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11753
  • Title: Orphee: Poeme
  • Author: Jean Loyson
  • Format/binding: 3/4 leather
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Librairie De France
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1929
  • Keywords: rare French bindings, early 20th century French theatre, "Orphee"
  • Bookseller catalogs: Theatre;


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