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ASSELINEAU Charles. L'Enfer du Bibliophile. Paris,...

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ASSELINEAU Charles. L'Enfer du Bibliophile. Paris, Carteret et Cie, 1905; in-8, contemporary binding, burgundy half-maroquin with corners, gilt fillets, smooth spine decorated with gilt motifs, gilt head, cover and spine (E. Carayon). Edition decorated with 6 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS AND COLOURS BY LÉON LEBÈGUE. One of the 100 copies on imperial paper of Japan, initialed by the publisher, with the engravings in three states including the fore-letter. - From the library of Antoine Vautier with ex-libris (cat., II, 1977, n° 206). - Jointly with : NODIER Charles. Le Bibliomane. Preface by Vallery-Radot. Paris, Conquet,1894; in-12 half red morocco with corners, spine ribbed with gilt fillets, gilt head, cover and spine (V. Champs). - With 24 wood-engraved compositions by Maurice Leloir. - Inscribed at the head in Conquet's hand: "Exemplaire offert à Monsieur Vautier".