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Ludovic HALÉVY / E. T. A. HOFFMANN / PROSPER MÉRIMÉE - Lot of 3 19th century illustrated editions. - Ludovic HALÉVY - The Abbot Constantine. Illustrated by Madame Madeleine LEMAIRE. Paris, Boussod, Valadon, 1887. In-4, 320 x 245 mm, green half-maroquin with corners signed Routier, spine decorated with five nerves, gilt head, cover kept. [4], 136, [1], [1 bl.] pp. Illustrations by Madeleine Lemaire : 9 large vignettes, 18 hors-texte and 9 culs-de-lampe. Copy of the first edition of the first illustrated edition (with the error on p. 116) printed at 250 numbered copies on japon. One of 200 with 2 sets of proofs before any letter: 1 set printed in monochrome on Whatman and 1 set printed in bistre on japon. Vicaire, IV, 8. One or the other serpente not bound in the copy. - E. T. A. HOFFMANN - Fantastic tales. New translation, preceded by intimate reminiscences on the author's life by P. CHRISTIAN. Illustrated by GAVARNI. Paris, Lavigne, 1843. Large in-8, 245 x 155 mm, half brown morocco with corners signed V. Champs, spine with five threaded nerves, caissons decorated with gilt framing, gilt head, cover preserved (jaws very slightly rubbed). xix, 522 pp. FIRST ISSUE OF ILLUSTRATIONS BY GAVARNI, 10 hors-texte engravings by Brevière and Novion and woodcut vignettes in the text. Vicaire, IV, 157-158. - Prosper MÉRIMÉE - Colomba. Sixty-three original compositions by Daniel VIERGE engraved on wood by Noël and Paillard. Preface by Maurice Tourneux. Paris, L. Carteret, 1904. In-8, 255 x 170 mm, eggplant half-chagrin with corners signed Ryckers, five-ribbed spine, gilt head, color cover by Giraldon and spine preserved (spine uniformly faded). [4], viii, 298, [1], [1 bl.], [4 (subscription pages)] pp. Frontispiece and numerous vignettes in the text. Limited edition of 300 numbered copies. One of 200 on vellum (n° 107). TOGETHER 3 VOLUMES.
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