[Latenay, Gaston de] Nausikaa. Art Nouveau Classic, Homer.
[Latenay, Gaston de] Nausikaa
[Latenay, Gaston de] Nausikaa
[Latenay, Gaston de] Nausikaa

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[Latenay, Gaston de] Nausikaa

Paris: Piazza & Cie, 1899.

First edition. Small Folio. Original blue-grey pictorial wrappers. Number 130 of 330 Copies on 'Velin de Vosges a la cuve.' 26 exquisite and delicately rendered text color plates and 24 illustrations by Gaston de Latenay. With the original scarce folio-sized prospectus in printed wrappers containing three full-page color plates and descriptions of the book. A monumental production, aesthetically Art Nouveau in every way, De Latenay's delicate line and pastel color pallet make this book among the more beautiful of the period. Near fine. In a superb custom-made clamshell folding box with light green cloth covers and interior and tan cloth sides (all Japanese Asahi bookcloth), by Carolina Veenstra.

Price: $2,800.00   Item #2270

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