Beautiful edition of Le Roman de Tristan et Iseut, following the “renewed” text by Joseph Bédier, illustrated with woodcuts in colour by Robert Engels and lovely typographical decorations by Pierre Courtois (banners, dropcaps, tailpieces).
Binding by Flammarion & Vaillant in glossy half calfskin with corners, smooth spine adorned with and elegant Renaissance-inspired decoration of golden tooling, gilt topstain and original covers preserved, without the spine.
Robert Engels was a German painter, illustrator and engraver (1866-1926).
Charles Marie Joseph Bédier, born on January 28, 1864 in Paris 6th and died on August 29, 1938 in Grand Serre, Drôme, was a French Romanist philologist who specialized in medieval literature. Originally from Brittany, he spent his childhood in La Réunion, then became a professor of French literature in the Middle Ages. He published many medieval texts in modern French, such as Tristan et Iseut (1900), La Chanson de Roland (1921), Les Fabliaux (1893). He was elected member of the Académie Française in 1920. (Wikipedia).
Paris: Piazza, 1922
199 pages, complete
Quarto (18 x 24 cm).
Well-preserved copy. Sturdy binding and, despite some slight defects from use, decorative. The leather on the corners has marks. Two pierced corners. Fresh inside, free of foxing. Gorgeous page layout.
- Aantal boeken
- Boekbanden, Geïllustreerd, Kunst, Literatuur
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Joseph Bédier / Robert Engels
- Le roman de Tristan et Iseut
- Zeer Goed
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Eerste druk
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 24×18 cm