Sale 588 Lot 34
* [BINDINGS]. [LÉOTARD, GENEVIÈVE - BINDER]. A group of 2 works in fine Art Deco bindings by Léotard, comprising:
CARCO, Francis. Rien q'une femme. Paris, 1925. Etched frontispiece, plates, and title vignette by Chas Laborde, each colored and uncolored states. INSCRIBED BY CARCO. Brown crushed levant, covers with abstract rectilinear design of gilt, silver, tan morocco and black calf onlays, spine and tan crushed levant doublures similarly decorated, maroon watered silk endpapers, marbled flyleaves, signed by Léotard 1925. LIMITED EDITION, number 64 of 60 numbered copies on papier de Hollande, of a total edition of 276. -- MAC ORLAN, Pierre. Chronique des jours désespérés. Paris, [1927.] Lithographed plates, each in two states, by H. Mirande; original pencil drawing tipped in. Brown crushed levant, covers with abstract rectilinear pattern in gilt, silver, and black calf onlays, spine and black calf doublures decorated similarly, red silk endpapers, marbled flyleaves, signed by Léotard 1928. LIMITED EDITION, number 9 of 17 numbered copies on Japon imperial, of a total edition of 217. -- Together 2 works, 4to, original slipcases, condition generally good with only minor scuffs or sunning.
Property from the Estate of Steve and Peggy Fossett, Carmel, California