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Lieure, Jules. - Jacques Callot, Paris, editions...

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Lieure, Jules. - Jacques Callot, Paris, editions of the Gazette des Beaux Arts, 1924-1929. 5 vols. in-4. The first 2 bound in half brown morocco with corners underlined by a gilt fillet and roulette, spine stamped with a double motif of cross of Lorraine in a large vertical frame with spandrels, the next three in sheets under all their delivery covers - spines of the bindings slightly sunned, paper covers showing tears, missing a text book in volume 2 of the catalogue (pp. 81-88, replaced by a photocopy), missing 3rd and 5th plates of no. 593 (Siege of Breda) and 5 plates covering nos. 1357 to 1370 (Life of the Virgin) and 1372 to 1385 (The Fantasies) - Part 1 (bound), vol. 1-2, Artistic life: VI-126 pp., 86 pl.; 129 pp., 71 pl.; Part Two (in sheets), vols. 3-5, Catalogue of the engraved work: 122 pp. 120 pl; 106 pp. 97 pl; 128 pp. 99 pl. Reference work on the life and work of Jacques Callot, his influences and his milieu. A good copy despite the reported defects. Attached : Callot, Jacques. - Les Grandes misères de la guerre. Strasbourg, Willy Fischer, 1969. 1 oblong vol., green skyvertex binding, blindstamped. 34 ff. printed on one side only.