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LOT - MEDIEVAL LITERATURE AND HISTORY; ILLUSTRATED...

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[LOT - MEDIEVAL LITERATURE AND HISTORY; ILLUSTRATED BOOKS]. - Le Roman de Renart Transcribed in the respect of its original greenness for the recreation of the sad and the sadness of the cockroaches by Albert-Marie Schmidt. Paris, Lacydon, 1964. 1 vol. in-4. Publisher's full olive glazed calf, gilt filleting and sown with cold and gilt polylobes, spine gilt, gilt title, gilt head, bordered slipcase. Illustrations by Yvette Alde. Limited edition of 800 numbered copies plus a few copies out of trade; this is one of 20 (n° 18) on Hollande vellum including an original gouache by Yvette Alde, a suite of illustrations on the same paper and a second suite on unicorn paper. Copy without the original drawing. Spine faded and stained. - Aucassin and Nicolette. Nice, Imprimerie d'art Albert Gimello, 1956. 1 vol. in-4. Full blue morocco of the period, gilt frame on the upper board made of interlaced fillets and fleurons, smooth spine, gilt title, case lined with vellum. Illustrations by Bronner, illuminations by Lucy Boucher. Limited edition of 200 numbered copies; this is one of 180 (n°41) on Johannot vellum. Spine faded. - LANORE Jean. Colin Bonet Escholier du Moyen Âge. Paris, Fernand Lanore, [1960]. 1 vol. in-8. Publisher's full ivory percaline, title of the collection in red on the upper cover, smooth spine, title in red. First edition. Spine unstained with spotting, wear to upper corner.

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