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Lot n° 10

BÉDIER (Joseph).

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Le Roman de Tristan et Iseut, reconstructed from 12th-century French poems and illustrated by Robert Engels. Paris, H. Piazza & Cie, 1900. In-4, stained calf, modelled leather composition on first board, titled ribbed spine, inner frame decorated with five gilt fillets, gilt edges on witnesses, cover and spine (Stroobants - Lepreux). Color illustration by Robert Engels. Edition of 300 numbered copies, this one of 25 on japon including a suite on chine. Charming binding adorned with a composition modeled after the cover by Robert Engels. The composition is signed with the unspecified initials CLM and dated 1903. Slight rubbing on the second board.