Vieilles maisons boutiques & paysages de Paris. Eaux fortes originales de Ernest Laborde. Presentées par Gustave Geffroy de l’Academie Goncourt.

Paris, Jules Meynial, 1918 [1919].

Large folio, pp. [8], plus 42 leaves of etchings on a pale yellow ground (various sizes up to 188 x 260mm, though generally smaller), including two index plates; one plate-leaf slightly browned, else a fine copy, uncut, loose leaves as issued, in a modern portfolio; each plate numbered in pencil 4/90.


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First edition, very rare: two series of 20 etchings each on the most picturesque houses and shops in Paris, produced 1911-1918 by Ernest Laborde (1870-1935).

Not in OCLC, COPAC, KvK or CCF, and very scarce on the market. We have traced a copy at the Bibliothèque historique de la ville de Paris only, plus a few holdings of individual etchings.

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