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Monsieur des Lourdines

Alphonse de Châteaubriant

La Guilde du livre à Lausanne. 1938

8 original lithographs - limited edition of 250 copies

"la Guilde du Livre, the Lausanne Bibliophile Society, had given me two months to make the 8 lithographic plates for Chateaubriant's beautiful novel. Those were not what the Great Emile Laboureur would have called illustrations: intext illustrations (heads, cocked up initials, tail pieces) combined harmoniously with typography..."